The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 71 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.45% 1.73% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.78% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £170 £112
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% +52.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +28.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.84 £12.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
662 674 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.94% 97.26% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 496 359
Median daily rate £438 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.75 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 9 £400 +150.00%
Abingdon -8 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) SCOM
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Service Design
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) BYOD
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware