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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
England / London
Rank 336 325 255
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 59 88 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.43% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 89
Median daily rate £188 £160 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £103 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 31
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.90 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 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
18033 20348 20215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.74% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12895 14394 14249
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 312 339
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
City of London +9 11 £170 +3.81% 3
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Uxbridge - 1 £175 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (82.94%) Windows
2 97 (57.06%) Active Directory
3 75 (44.12%) Windows 7
4 72 (42.35%) Microsoft
5 66 (38.82%) MS Office
6 44 (25.88%) MS Excel
7 38 (22.35%) Finance
8 36 (21.18%) SCCM
9 34 (20.00%) Citrix
9 34 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 33 (19.41%) Blackberry
11 30 (17.65%) Banking
12 28 (16.47%) ITIL
13 26 (15.29%) Retail
14 25 (14.71%) Office 365
14 25 (14.71%) Windows XP
14 25 (14.71%) MS Exchange
15 24 (14.12%) Apple
16 23 (13.53%) Windows 10
17 22 (12.94%) iPad
18 20 (11.76%) iPhone
19 19 (11.18%) DNS
20 18 (10.59%) LAN
20 18 (10.59%) Windows 8
21 17 (10.00%) Bloomberg
22 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
23 14 (8.24%) DHCP
23 14 (8.24%) Mac OS X
23 14 (8.24%) Reuters

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 25 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.47%) IBM Notes
3 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (38.82%) MS Office
2 44 (25.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Eikon
2 3 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) G Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.18%) DNS
2 18 (10.59%) LAN
3 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.24%) DHCP
5 12 (7.06%) VPN
6 11 (6.47%) Internet
7 10 (5.88%) WAN
7 10 (5.88%) Wireless
8 8 (4.71%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.53%) VoIP
11 4 (2.35%) Firewall
11 4 (2.35%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.35%) Skype
12 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.59%) 3G
13 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.59%) Intranet
13 1 (0.59%) Network Security
13 1 (0.59%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MSI
2 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (22.35%) Finance
2 30 (17.65%) Banking
3 26 (15.29%) Retail
4 9 (5.29%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.53%) Legal
6 5 (2.94%) Back Office
7 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) German Language
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.76%) XMPP
3 2 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.41%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.94%) iPad
3 20 (11.76%) iPhone
4 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.53%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.94%) User Experience
8 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.18%) BYOD
9 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.18%) Statistics
10 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.59%) EPoS
10 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.59%) PDA
10 1 (0.59%) Tandem
10 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (82.94%) Windows
2 75 (44.12%) Windows 7
3 34 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 25 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 23 (13.53%) Windows 10
6 18 (10.59%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.24%) Android
7 14 (8.24%) Mac OS X
8 13 (7.65%) Apple iOS
9 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.29%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.18%) Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) ITIL
2 13 (7.65%) Time Management
3 9 (5.29%) Change Management
3 9 (5.29%) Migration
4 8 (4.71%) Coaching
5 6 (3.53%) Identity Management
5 6 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (3.53%) Problem Management
5 6 (3.53%) Service Management
5 6 (3.53%) Validation
6 5 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 5 (2.94%) Patch Management
6 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.35%) ITSM
8 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (1.76%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.76%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.18%) Java
2 2 (1.18%) VBScript
3 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.59%) C
3 1 (0.59%) Perl
3 1 (0.59%) SQL
3 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.88%) MCP
2 10 (5.88%) MCSE
2 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.29%) Degree
4 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.12%) MCDST
4 7 (4.12%) MCSA
4 7 (4.12%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (3.53%) ACDT
5 6 (3.53%) ACHDS
5 6 (3.53%) ACTC
5 6 (3.53%) MCSM
6 4 (2.35%) MCITP
6 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.76%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.76%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.18%) HNC
9 1 (0.59%) CCA
9 1 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 97 (57.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.47%) XenApp
2 11 (6.47%) XenDesktop
3 8 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (21.18%) SCCM
2 4 (2.35%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.35%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.18%) SCOM
4 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 72 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.00%) Citrix
3 24 (14.12%) Apple
4 17 (10.00%) Bloomberg
5 14 (8.24%) Reuters
6 12 (7.06%) Cisco
7 11 (6.47%) Lotus
8 10 (5.88%) VMware
9 7 (4.12%) Remedy
10 6 (3.53%) Symantec
11 4 (2.35%) AppSense
11 4 (2.35%) Google
12 3 (1.76%) HP
12 3 (1.76%) Snow
13 2 (1.18%) Dell
13 2 (1.18%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.59%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.59%) Polycom
14 1 (0.59%) Toshiba
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