The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 42 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% 0.78% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.80% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £145
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -
Desktop Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 375 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.00% 96.90% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 233 192
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware