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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 410 409 414
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.036% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.038% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £290 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 - £245
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £17.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.48 £16.83 -
% change year-on-year
+3.86% -
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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 +42 2 £295 - 1
Senior Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (60.00%) IBM BigFix
4 6 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (60.00%) UAG
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
4 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) IBM

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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Extranet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) HNC
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (60.00%) UAG
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (60.00%) IBM BigFix
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
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