The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 118 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.99% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £275 £190 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -9.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £150 £145
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.79 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Desktop Support 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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1446 806 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.71% 94.60% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 483 307
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 82 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Desktop Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Tyne and Wear -58 9 £275 +44.73% 1
Durham +5 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Desktop Support 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 North East region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) XenApp
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (20.00%) AppSense
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) XenServer
7 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
7 3 (20.00%) EdgeSight
7 3 (20.00%) ThinPrint
7 3 (20.00%) SafeCom

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) 3G
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) XenApp
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) EdgeSight
1 3 (20.00%) SafeCom
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) AppSense
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) ThinPrint
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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