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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 19 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.01% 1.61% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £163 £140
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.87 - £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -14.84%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 60 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.93% 96.77% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 65
Average daily rate £300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.98 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +24.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £26.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Desktop Engineer
Hampshire

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe