The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 109 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.91% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.99% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate £225 £148 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £119 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £143 £160
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1806 1917 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.95% 91.85% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1054 887
Average daily rate £385 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 124 97
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke 0 3 £225 +34.32%
Portsmouth -3 2 £165 +34.69%
Southampton +12 1 £150 +20.00% 1
Havant +11 1 £200 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) MS Office
6 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) C
8 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
8 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.71%) Remedy
9 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) LAN
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
9 3 (10.71%) Unix
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) WebEx
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Fedora
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 3 (10.71%) Coaching
3 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) Altiris
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Acronis
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Lumension
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
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