The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Service Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 53 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £141 £115 £120
% change year-on-year
+22.82% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Service Desk 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
610 777 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.67% 91.74% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 398 317
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 75 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Service Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Service Desk 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 Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) EFT
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Service Desk 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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