The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 344 298 283
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 82 127 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 76
Median daily rate £155 £185 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £296 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £150
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.23 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £22.17 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
20603 22082 22266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14942 15388 15536
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 375 402
Median hourly rate £17.89 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 24 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +17 15 £225 -6.25% 4
Hammersmith - 3 £120 -
Chiswick - 3 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 123 (76.88%) Windows
2 76 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 69 (43.13%) Active Directory
4 64 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 42 (26.25%) SCCM
6 40 (25.00%) MS Office
7 31 (19.38%) ITIL
8 29 (18.13%) Finance
9 28 (17.50%) Windows Server
10 27 (16.88%) Citrix
11 23 (14.38%) Office 365
11 23 (14.38%) MS Excel
12 21 (13.13%) Symantec
13 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 20 (12.50%) VMware
14 19 (11.88%) Windows XP
14 19 (11.88%) PowerShell
15 17 (10.63%) Windows 8
15 17 (10.63%) Banking
16 15 (9.38%) Windows 10
17 14 (8.75%) Skype for Business
17 14 (8.75%) iPhone
17 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (8.75%) MCSE
17 14 (8.75%) DNS
17 14 (8.75%) Blackberry
18 12 (7.50%) Project Management
18 12 (7.50%) Migration
18 12 (7.50%) Cisco

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 20 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.75%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (25.00%) MS Office
2 23 (14.38%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Eikon
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) DNS
2 10 (6.25%) Firewall
3 8 (5.00%) VPN
4 7 (4.38%) DHCP
4 7 (4.38%) Extranet
4 7 (4.38%) Network Security
5 6 (3.75%) Internet
5 6 (3.75%) LAN
5 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.50%) WAN
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.25%) SAN
8 2 (1.25%) Skype
8 2 (1.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.63%) VLAN
9 1 (0.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 5 (3.13%) MSI
1 5 (3.13%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) CSS
1 1 (0.63%) HTML
1 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Blackberry
1 14 (8.75%) iPhone
2 12 (7.50%) iPad
2 12 (7.50%) NHS
3 9 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.63%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.25%) PDA
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (76.88%) Windows
2 76 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 28 (17.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.88%) Windows XP
5 17 (10.63%) Windows 8
6 15 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 10 (6.25%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Phone
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.13%) Android
10 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.38%) ITIL
2 12 (7.50%) Migration
2 12 (7.50%) Project Management
3 11 (6.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (5.63%) Service Management
4 9 (5.63%) Software Deployment
5 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.38%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.38%) Capacity Management
6 7 (4.38%) ITSM
6 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.75%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.13%) PRINCE
9 4 (2.50%) Change Management
9 4 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (1.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.88%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.00%) C
3 7 (4.38%) VB
4 6 (3.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.25%) Java
5 2 (1.25%) SQL
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) Python
6 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.75%) MCSE
3 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.13%) MCP
5 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.50%) Degree
6 4 (2.50%) MCSA
7 3 (1.88%) CCNA
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CCA
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (43.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) XenApp
4 8 (5.00%) BitLocker
5 7 (4.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (4.38%) UAG
5 7 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (26.25%) SCCM
2 7 (4.38%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.38%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (4.38%) SCOM
2 7 (4.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 6 (3.75%) WSUS
4 5 (3.13%) Perfmon
4 5 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.63%) DameWare
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 64 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.88%) Citrix
3 21 (13.13%) Symantec
4 20 (12.50%) VMware
5 12 (7.50%) Cisco
6 11 (6.88%) Apple
7 7 (4.38%) IBM
7 7 (4.38%) Intel Security
7 7 (4.38%) LANDesk
8 6 (3.75%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.75%) Lumension
8 6 (3.75%) Reuters
9 5 (3.13%) Altiris
10 4 (2.50%) HP
10 4 (2.50%) Lotus
11 2 (1.25%) Veeam
12 1 (0.63%) Google
12 1 (0.63%) Intel
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle
12 1 (0.63%) Remedy
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