The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 429 422 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.009% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £405 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £244 £319
% change year-on-year
-40.51% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.70 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.62% -1.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Senior 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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Senior Desktop Engineer
England

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Software Packaging
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop

Senior 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Extranet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Software Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (9.09%) UAG
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec