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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 336 342 302
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 94 104 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 64
Median daily rate £185 £164 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £281 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 29
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.04 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.74 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.06%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 7 £125 -35.89% 4
Ilford - 2 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 146 (80.66%) Windows
2 97 (53.59%) Active Directory
3 91 (50.28%) Windows 7
4 78 (43.09%) Microsoft
5 52 (28.73%) SCCM
6 50 (27.62%) MS Office
7 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
8 37 (20.44%) Citrix
8 37 (20.44%) Finance
9 34 (18.78%) Windows Server
9 34 (18.78%) ITIL
10 26 (14.36%) Office 365
10 26 (14.36%) Windows XP
11 24 (13.26%) PowerShell
11 24 (13.26%) Windows 10
12 23 (12.71%) MS Exchange
12 23 (12.71%) DNS
13 21 (11.60%) Blackberry
14 19 (10.50%) Banking
14 19 (10.50%) VMware
15 18 (9.94%) iPhone
16 17 (9.39%) Windows 8
16 17 (9.39%) iPad
16 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (9.39%) Symantec
17 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
17 15 (8.29%) XenApp
17 15 (8.29%) Mac OS X
17 15 (8.29%) Project Management
18 14 (7.73%) Service Management

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 23 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.18%) Skype for Business
3 12 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.08%) IBM Notes
4 11 (6.08%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (27.62%) MS Office
2 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.42%) MS Project
4 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Eikon
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.71%) DNS
2 11 (6.08%) DHCP
2 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.52%) Firewall
4 8 (4.42%) Extranet
4 8 (4.42%) Internet
4 8 (4.42%) Network Security
5 7 (3.87%) LAN
5 7 (3.87%) WAN
6 5 (2.76%) VPN
6 5 (2.76%) Wireless
7 4 (2.21%) Skype
7 4 (2.21%) VoIP
8 3 (1.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.66%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.66%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.10%) WLAN
10 1 (0.55%) Intranet
10 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MSI
2 5 (2.76%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.76%) WinDbg
General
1 37 (20.44%) Finance
2 19 (10.50%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Retail
4 7 (3.87%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.21%) Legal
7 3 (1.66%) Advertising
7 3 (1.66%) Back Office
7 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.21%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.55%) CSS
2 1 (0.55%) HTML
2 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Blackberry
2 18 (9.94%) iPhone
3 17 (9.39%) iPad
4 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.87%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.31%) NHS
8 4 (2.21%) BYOD
8 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.21%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.55%) Statistics
11 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (80.66%) Windows
2 91 (50.28%) Windows 7
3 34 (18.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (14.36%) Windows XP
5 24 (13.26%) Windows 10
6 17 (9.39%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.29%) Mac OS X
8 10 (5.52%) Android
8 10 (5.52%) Windows Phone
9 9 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.31%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) ITIL
2 15 (8.29%) Project Management
3 14 (7.73%) Migration
3 14 (7.73%) Service Management
4 11 (6.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (4.97%) Software Deployment
6 8 (4.42%) Business Continuity
6 8 (4.42%) Capacity Management
6 8 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.42%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (3.87%) Change Management
7 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.87%) Time Management
8 6 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.31%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.31%) ITSM
9 5 (2.76%) PRINCE
10 4 (2.21%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.52%) VB
3 7 (3.87%) C
4 6 (3.31%) VBScript
5 3 (1.66%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.73%) MCSE
4 8 (4.42%) Degree
4 8 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.76%) CCNA
6 5 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.76%) MCP
6 5 (2.76%) MCSA
6 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.21%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.21%) MCITP
8 3 (1.66%) HNC
9 2 (1.10%) ACDT
9 2 (1.10%) ACHDS
9 2 (1.10%) ACTC
9 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 97 (53.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.29%) XenApp
3 14 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.52%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.42%) BitLocker
6 8 (4.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (4.42%) UAG
7 7 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (28.73%) SCCM
2 8 (4.42%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.42%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (4.42%) SCOM
2 8 (4.42%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 7 (3.87%) WSUS
4 5 (2.76%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.10%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 78 (43.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.44%) Citrix
3 19 (10.50%) VMware
4 17 (9.39%) Symantec
5 14 (7.73%) Apple
5 14 (7.73%) Bloomberg
6 13 (7.18%) Cisco
7 12 (6.63%) Reuters
8 11 (6.08%) Lotus
9 8 (4.42%) IBM
10 6 (3.31%) Intel Security
10 6 (3.31%) Lumension
11 5 (2.76%) Altiris
11 5 (2.76%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.21%) Google
12 4 (2.21%) Remedy
13 3 (1.66%) HP
13 3 (1.66%) Oracle
14 2 (1.10%) Dell
14 2 (1.10%) Veeam
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