The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £160 £145
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Desktop Support 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
497 313 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.13% 96.60% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 208 213
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 26
Median hourly rate £14.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VB

Desktop Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft