The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 324 317 314
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 109 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 64
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£165 £173 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £275 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £163 £150
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 26
Average hourly rate £15.98 £16.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £14.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £15.01 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-11.74% +5.35%
Desktop Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
City of London +4 26 £165 -22.35% 5
South Croydon - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 173 (77.93%) Windows
2 117 (52.70%) Windows 7
3 94 (42.34%) Active Directory
4 89 (40.09%) Microsoft
4 89 (40.09%) MS Office
5 53 (23.87%) Windows XP
6 44 (19.82%) ITIL
7 43 (19.37%) Finance
8 42 (18.92%) Citrix
9 38 (17.12%) SCCM
10 33 (14.86%) MS Excel
11 31 (13.96%) Blackberry
12 30 (13.51%) VMware
13 28 (12.61%) Apple
14 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
14 22 (9.91%) Windows 8
15 20 (9.01%) SLA
16 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
16 19 (8.56%) Banking
17 18 (8.11%) iPad
17 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
18 17 (7.66%) HP
18 17 (7.66%) Migration
18 17 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (7.66%) PowerShell
19 16 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
20 15 (6.76%) Bloomberg
21 14 (6.31%) Dell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (5.86%) Lync
4 8 (3.60%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.90%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.90%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 89 (40.09%) MS Office
2 33 (14.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.86%) Internet
3 12 (5.41%) DNS
4 8 (3.60%) LAN
4 8 (3.60%) Network Security
5 7 (3.15%) DHCP
6 6 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.70%) Wireless
7 4 (1.80%) SAN
7 4 (1.80%) WAN
7 4 (1.80%) VPN
8 3 (1.35%) VoIP
9 2 (0.90%) Broadband
9 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.90%) Firewall
10 1 (0.45%) PABX
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.45%) 2G
10 1 (0.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.80%) FileMaker
3 3 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MSI
1 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 43 (19.37%) Finance
2 19 (8.56%) Banking
3 11 (4.95%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.80%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Law
6 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.45%) .NET
1 1 (0.45%) Flash
1 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.11%) iPad
3 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.41%) NHS
5 11 (4.95%) iPhone
6 9 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.25%) BYOD
8 4 (1.80%) Clustering
8 4 (1.80%) PDA
9 3 (1.35%) CMDB
9 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.45%) GIS
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.45%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 173 (77.93%) Windows
2 117 (52.70%) Windows 7
3 53 (23.87%) Windows XP
4 22 (9.91%) Windows 8
5 17 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.95%) Mac OS
7 11 (4.95%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.60%) Android
9 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.70%) UNIX
11 4 (1.80%) Mac OS X Server
11 4 (1.80%) Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.82%) ITIL
2 17 (7.66%) Migration
3 8 (3.60%) ITSM
3 8 (3.60%) Service Management
4 7 (3.15%) Service Delivery
4 7 (3.15%) Project Management
5 6 (2.70%) Change Management
5 6 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.25%) Software Deployment
7 4 (1.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (1.80%) Change Control
8 3 (1.35%) Server Building
8 3 (1.35%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (1.35%) Time Management
8 3 (1.35%) Software Distribution
8 3 (1.35%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.35%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (1.35%) Asset Management
9 2 (0.90%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.66%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.60%) SQL
3 7 (3.15%) VBScript
4 3 (1.35%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) VBA
5 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.50%) MCSE
4 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.25%) Degree
6 4 (1.80%) MCP
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.35%) CCNA
7 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ACTC
8 1 (0.45%) MCTS
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.01%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 94 (42.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.35%) vSphere
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.35%) Xen
4 3 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (17.12%) SCCM
2 6 (2.70%) SCOM
3 3 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.35%) Casper Suite
4 2 (0.90%) SCSM
4 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.90%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.45%) DameWare
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) WMI
5 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 89 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.92%) Citrix
3 30 (13.51%) VMware
4 28 (12.61%) Apple
5 17 (7.66%) HP
6 15 (6.76%) Bloomberg
7 14 (6.31%) Dell
8 9 (4.05%) Cisco
8 9 (4.05%) Reuters
9 8 (3.60%) LANDesk
9 8 (3.60%) AppSense
9 8 (3.60%) Lotus
10 7 (3.15%) Adobe
11 6 (2.70%) Remedy
12 5 (2.25%) Symantec
12 5 (2.25%) Altiris
13 4 (1.80%) McAfee
13 4 (1.80%) Wyse
13 4 (1.80%) IBM
13 4 (1.80%) Oracle
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