The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 111 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 17 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.67% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.72% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
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£188 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.25 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.65 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £24.30 £23.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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 North West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2867 2506 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.99% 92.92% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1286 1243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.67 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 7 £160 - 1
Manchester +2 5 £188 -
Cheshire +3 3 £150 -9.09% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 14 (36.84%) SCCM
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.68%) Citrix
7 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) Migration
8 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) CA
9 5 (13.16%) MS Office
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
9 5 (13.16%) Finance
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (13.16%) AppSense
9 5 (13.16%) Lumension
10 3 (7.89%) Computacenter
10 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco
11 2 (5.26%) SLA
11 2 (5.26%) VB
11 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
11 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (5.26%) Internet
11 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
11 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.63%) Time Management
3 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.63%) TQM
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) VB
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Citrix
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) CA
2 5 (13.16%) AppSense
2 5 (13.16%) Lumension
3 3 (7.89%) Computacenter
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Acronis
4 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) HP
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