The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 102 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £160 £225 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £140
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.36 £16.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -16.66%

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
1589 1738 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.01% 94.82% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1104 992
Median daily rate £400 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 96 116
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Southampton +10 6 - -
Portsmouth -1 1 £160 -33.33%
Romsey - 1 £105 -
Fareham - 1 £160 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) MS Office
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Remedy
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
9 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
9 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
9 2 (11.76%) SAP
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Dell
9 2 (11.76%) Nortel
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) SLA
9 2 (11.76%) Lotus

Desktop Support 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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) Virgin Media
5 1 (5.88%) VMware