The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough 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 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 22 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.11% - 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £153
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%

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
89 79 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.89% 94.05% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 84
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

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 Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Peterborough region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware