The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 282 330 332
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 119 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 40
Average daily rate
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£165 £188 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £425 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £150 £130
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £10.80 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.35 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.24% +5.53%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Desktop Engineer
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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City of London +37 39 £225 +12.50% 6
Hayes - 5 - -
Harrow - 1 £120 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 188 (78.33%) Windows
2 134 (55.83%) Windows 7
3 101 (42.08%) Microsoft
4 99 (41.25%) Active Directory
5 83 (34.58%) MS Office
6 78 (32.50%) Windows XP
7 58 (24.17%) Citrix
8 48 (20.00%) Finance
9 43 (17.92%) SCCM
10 40 (16.67%) Banking
11 37 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (14.58%) ITIL
13 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (13.33%) Blackberry
15 31 (12.92%) MS Exchange
16 26 (10.83%) Cisco
16 26 (10.83%) VMware
16 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
17 23 (9.58%) SC Cleared
18 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (8.33%) XenApp
20 19 (7.92%) MS Excel
21 18 (7.50%) SLA
22 17 (7.08%) Migration
23 16 (6.67%) NHS
24 15 (6.25%) LAN
24 15 (6.25%) VPN
24 15 (6.25%) Apple
25 14 (5.83%) MCP
25 14 (5.83%) MCSE

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (12.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.42%) IBM Notes
3 9 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.67%) Lync
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 83 (34.58%) MS Office
2 19 (7.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.75%) MS Project
4 8 (3.33%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Eikon
2 1 (0.42%) Khalix
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) LAN
1 15 (6.25%) VPN
2 13 (5.42%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.33%) DNS
4 6 (2.50%) Internet
5 5 (2.08%) Wireless
6 4 (1.67%) DHCP
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.67%) VoIP
7 3 (1.25%) WAN
7 3 (1.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.83%) SMS
8 2 (0.83%) Firewall
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) MSI
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (20.00%) Finance
2 40 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.08%) Back Office
5 3 (1.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.42%) XML
2 1 (0.42%) OLE
2 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.67%) NHS
3 7 (2.92%) iPhone
4 6 (2.50%) iPad
5 5 (2.08%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.67%) Handset
6 4 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) Kindle
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 188 (78.33%) Windows
2 134 (55.83%) Windows 7
3 78 (32.50%) Windows XP
4 37 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.58%) Windows Vista
7 10 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 8 (3.33%) Android
9 7 (2.92%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.50%) Linux
11 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.42%) NetWare
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.58%) ITIL
2 17 (7.08%) Migration
3 12 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (3.33%) Service Management
5 6 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.08%) Project Management
7 4 (1.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (1.67%) Change Management
8 3 (1.25%) CRM
8 3 (1.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL V3
9 2 (0.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (0.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (0.83%) Software Deployment
9 2 (0.83%) Time Management
9 2 (0.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (0.83%) ITSM
9 2 (0.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (0.42%) Scrum
10 1 (0.42%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.33%) VBScript
3 5 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (0.42%) C
4 1 (0.42%) VB
4 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.83%) MCSE
4 14 (5.83%) MCP
5 8 (3.33%) Degree
6 6 (2.50%) MCSA
6 6 (2.50%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.08%) MCITP
8 3 (1.25%) MCTS
8 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.25%) CCNA
8 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.83%) MCDST
9 2 (0.83%) HNC
10 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.25%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (41.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.33%) XenApp
3 13 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.67%) vSphere
6 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (17.92%) SCCM
2 7 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.25%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) SCSM
5 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 101 (42.08%) Microsoft
2 58 (24.17%) Citrix
3 26 (10.83%) Cisco
3 26 (10.83%) VMware
4 15 (6.25%) Apple
5 14 (5.83%) Wyse
5 14 (5.83%) Bloomberg
6 13 (5.42%) Lotus
7 12 (5.00%) Reuters
8 10 (4.17%) Remedy
9 8 (3.33%) HP
9 8 (3.33%) Dell
9 8 (3.33%) Adobe
10 7 (2.92%) Symantec
11 5 (2.08%) McAfee
11 5 (2.08%) Altiris
11 5 (2.08%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.67%) AppSense
12 4 (1.67%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.67%) MobileIron
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