The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank - 53 55
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.08% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.16% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £123 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £153
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £13.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -0.89%
Desktop Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
606 605 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.04% 93.22% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 309 415
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas