The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 33 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.02% 1.80% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.89% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £103 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.78 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -22.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.63 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.30%
Desktop Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
184 106 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 93.88% 95.50% 90.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 65 70
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 13
Median hourly rate £41.50 £26.09 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.06% +4.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £68.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Portsmouth region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP