The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 103 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 0.86% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.91% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Median daily rate £121 £175 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £122 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £323 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £145 £150
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £16.58 £13.75 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -4.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £12.42 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £16.83 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +3.33%
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
1869 1988 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.11% 94.98% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1260 1119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 149 118
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.10 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.56% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Southampton +15 2 - -
Eastleigh - 2 £134 -
Winchester 0 1 £121 -19.66%
Portsmouth -14 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Desktop Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) SCCM
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Software Distribution
6 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Remedy
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (9.52%) Apple
8 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) ITSM

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) 4G
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) 3G
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Coaching
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
1 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
1 4 (19.05%) Software Distribution
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) SAP