The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 37 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £150 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £138
% change year-on-year
- +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 270 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.85% 96.77% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 132 148
Median daily rate £313 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Leicester - 3 £150 -
Desktop Engineer
East Midlands

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft