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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 103 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 15 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 1.08% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£126 £166 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +44.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £240 £131
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £130 £160
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -7.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.14%
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
2022 1749 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.92% 89.69% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1018 871
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 112 165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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
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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 - 3 £170 -
Petersfield - - - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (28.57%) SLA
5 8 (22.86%) LAN
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.29%) SCCM
8 5 (14.29%) Security Management
8 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
9 4 (11.43%) MCDST
9 4 (11.43%) Citrix
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (11.43%) MCSA
10 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) VoIP
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco
10 3 (8.57%) Problem Management

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 2 (5.71%) 3G
4 2 (5.71%) WLAN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Security Management
3 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCDST
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) AppSense
4 1 (2.86%) Wyse
4 1 (2.86%) Lumension