The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Maidenhead region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 17 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.59% 2.20% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 2.74% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £123 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -2.47%
Desktop Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 87.93% 80.22% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 32
Median daily rate £438 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £397 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Maidenhead region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron