The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.23% 0.70% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.72% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £121 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
Desktop 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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 276 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.36% 96.50% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 169 176
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Dartford - 1 £120 -
Maidstone - 1 £121 -
Stansted - 1 £325 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Kent region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Reuters
4 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Reuters