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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 355 310 295
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 77 123 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 69
Median daily rate £200 £175 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £135 £150
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.18 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.69 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £21.80 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 July 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 July 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 +29 15 £259 +7.81% 12
Hammersmith - 2 £120 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 122 (76.73%) Windows
2 80 (50.31%) Active Directory
3 73 (45.91%) Windows 7
4 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 44 (27.67%) SCCM
6 39 (24.53%) MS Office
7 32 (20.13%) ITIL
8 31 (19.50%) Citrix
9 25 (15.72%) Finance
9 25 (15.72%) Windows Server
10 24 (15.09%) Office 365
11 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
12 22 (13.84%) PowerShell
13 21 (13.21%) Symantec
13 21 (13.21%) VMware
14 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (11.95%) MS Exchange
15 19 (11.95%) Windows 10
16 18 (11.32%) Windows XP
17 16 (10.06%) DNS
18 15 (9.43%) Migration
18 15 (9.43%) Skype for Business
18 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (8.81%) Windows 8
19 14 (8.81%) MCSE
20 13 (8.18%) Project Management
20 13 (8.18%) Banking
21 11 (6.92%) Mobile Device Management
21 11 (6.92%) Blackberry
21 11 (6.92%) Firewall

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 19 (11.95%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.43%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (24.53%) MS Office
2 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.03%) MS Project
4 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Eikon
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) 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 16 (10.06%) DNS
2 11 (6.92%) Firewall
3 9 (5.66%) VPN
4 8 (5.03%) Extranet
4 8 (5.03%) Network Security
5 7 (4.40%) DHCP
5 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.77%) LAN
7 5 (3.14%) Internet
8 4 (2.52%) WAN
9 3 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.89%) Skype
9 3 (1.89%) VoIP
10 2 (1.26%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.26%) WLAN
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.63%) SAN
11 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) InstallShield
1 5 (3.14%) MSI
1 5 (3.14%) WinDbg
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Back Office
3 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.14%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) CSS
1 1 (0.63%) HTML
1 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.29%) NHS
3 9 (5.66%) iPhone
4 8 (5.03%) iPad
5 7 (4.40%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.14%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.52%) BYOD
8 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.26%) PDA
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 122 (76.73%) Windows
2 73 (45.91%) Windows 7
3 25 (15.72%) Windows Server
4 19 (11.95%) Windows 10
5 18 (11.32%) Windows XP
6 14 (8.81%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.66%) Windows Phone
8 8 (5.03%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.14%) Android
10 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.89%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) ITIL
2 15 (9.43%) Migration
3 13 (8.18%) Project Management
4 11 (6.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (6.29%) Service Management
6 9 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.66%) Software Deployment
7 8 (5.03%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.03%) Capacity Management
7 8 (5.03%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.03%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.77%) ITSM
10 5 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.14%) Change Management
10 5 (3.14%) PRINCE
11 3 (1.89%) Time Management
11 3 (1.89%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.29%) VB
3 8 (5.03%) C
4 6 (3.77%) VBScript
5 2 (1.26%) Java
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
6 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.81%) MCSE
3 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.77%) MCSA
5 5 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.52%) MCP
7 3 (1.89%) CCNA
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.89%) Degree
7 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.26%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.26%) MCITP
8 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
9 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (50.31%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (6.29%) XenApp
4 9 (5.66%) BitLocker
5 8 (5.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (5.03%) UAG
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.52%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (27.67%) SCCM
2 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.03%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (5.03%) SCOM
2 8 (5.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 6 (3.77%) WSUS
4 5 (3.14%) Perfmon
4 5 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.50%) Citrix
3 21 (13.21%) Symantec
3 21 (13.21%) VMware
4 10 (6.29%) Apple
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco
5 8 (5.03%) IBM
6 7 (4.40%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.77%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.77%) Lumension
8 5 (3.14%) Altiris
9 4 (2.52%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.52%) HP
9 4 (2.52%) Reuters
10 2 (1.26%) Google
10 2 (1.26%) Veeam
11 1 (0.63%) Avaya
11 1 (0.63%) Dell
11 1 (0.63%) Intel
11 1 (0.63%) Remedy
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TEKsystems
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Competitive rate
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