The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 30 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.42% 0.91% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 0.93% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £135 £135 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £145 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -
Desktop Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
281 321 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.23% 96.98% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 240 115
Median daily rate £375 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) PBX
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Samba

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft