The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 9 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.47% 5.88% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 6.36% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £161 £150 £125
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -26.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.03 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +8.47%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 110 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.83% 92.44% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.88 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Desktop Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Desktop 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) MSI
4 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Site Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Desktop 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus