The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 94 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 18 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.69% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £133 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £163 £140
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.13 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.29% -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.55 £16.38 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1870 1595 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.08% 93.49% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 954 815
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 163 216
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Desktop Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 4 £133 - 1
Portsmouth -7 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Hook - - - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) MS Office
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) SCCM
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (20.00%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Software Distribution
8 5 (16.67%) XenApp
8 5 (16.67%) AppDNA
8 5 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (6.67%) SLA
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco
10 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (6.67%) Handset
10 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (6.67%) Wireless
11 1 (3.33%) Finance

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 5 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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