The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 39 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.03% 0.21% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£112 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £150 £130
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £18.03
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £16.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
475 453 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.35% 94.77% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 275 279
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 66
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
3 10 (34.48%) MS Office
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) DNS
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) SCCM
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.45%) iPad
8 1 (3.45%) Office 365
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DHCP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) VB
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec
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