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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 436 434 448
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £225 £288
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% +9.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -20.70%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 27 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 +11 1 £293 -
Senior Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Office 365
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
4 8 (61.54%) Business Continuity
4 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (61.54%) Migration
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (61.54%) SCOM
4 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) MS Project
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
4 8 (61.54%) Extranet
4 8 (61.54%) Symantec
4 8 (61.54%) Project Management
4 8 (61.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 8 (61.54%) Software Deployment

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 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (61.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
1 8 (61.54%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Extranet
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Phone
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Business Continuity
2 8 (61.54%) Capacity Management
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Server Virtualisation
2 8 (61.54%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 8 (61.54%) UAG
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
1 8 (61.54%) IBM BigFix
1 8 (61.54%) SCOM
1 8 (61.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
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