The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 40 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.66% 1.34% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.39% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £175 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- -4.88%
Desktop Engineer
East Midlands

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
279 288 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.08% 96.64% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 140 103
Average daily rate £285 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £35.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 2 - -
Desktop Engineer
East Midlands

Desktop Engineer
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory