The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 104 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£130 - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £165 £143
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.03 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +7.32%
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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
1540 939 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.72% 92.88% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 610 487
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix