The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire 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 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
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 45 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.95% - 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £212
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.26
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -0.08%
Desktop Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 339 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.45% 93.39% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 236 238
Median daily rate £388 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +20.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
North West

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Lancashire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) DECT

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DECT
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam