The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 55 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £151 £150
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
630 581 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.60% 94.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 297 377
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +8 3 - - 1
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Wyse
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Apps
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Wyse
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