The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 407 414 389
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.040% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.043% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £263 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £375 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Desktop Engineer
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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
22006 23242 21227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.27% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15809 16053 14146
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 385 524
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the London region.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer across the London region.

Senior Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 November 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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Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Peregrine
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
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