The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.79% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £155 £139
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +11.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.92
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 122 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.32% 96.06% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 77
Average daily rate £288 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% -2.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM