The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 102 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £200 £249 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +126.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Desktop Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1422 1468 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.56% 94.95% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1056 762
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 24
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Leeds region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) Law
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) Extranet
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Document Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Document Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Toshiba