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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 107 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £100 £163 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £15.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.47 £15.00 £15.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -7.93%
Desktop Support 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
1938 1950 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.09% 93.93% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1212 1048
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 £271 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 140 111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 - 4 - -
Southampton +15 2 - - 1
Portsmouth -7 2 £90 -
Eastleigh - 1 £110 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) SCCM
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) Software Distribution
7 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
7 4 (21.05%) C
7 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
9 2 (10.53%) 4G
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
9 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (10.53%) LAN
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) Adobe
9 2 (10.53%) Apple
9 2 (10.53%) Acrobat
9 2 (10.53%) Remedy

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 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 4G
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Fedora
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
2 4 (21.05%) Software Distribution
3 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
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