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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 25 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.49% 2.94% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.09% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £90 £113 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £145
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £14.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -
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
130 97 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 97.01% 95.10% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 49
Median daily rate £435 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 22
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.21 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% +49.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
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
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat