The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
England / South East
Rank 189 210 190
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 54 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 22
Median daily rate £150 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £160
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 31
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +8 19 £200 - 3
Surrey +8 17 £160 -4.47% 2
Berkshire +8 8 £215 +36.50%
Oxfordshire -1 5 £150 -0.82%
East Sussex +7 4 £128 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - - 2
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 48 (48.98%) Windows 7
3 40 (40.82%) MS Office
4 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
5 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.31%) Windows XP
8 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.27%) Migration
10 12 (12.24%) HP
10 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
10 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
10 12 (12.24%) Windows 8
11 11 (11.22%) SLA
11 11 (11.22%) LAN
12 10 (10.20%) Remedy
12 10 (10.20%) Office 365
13 9 (9.18%) Driving Licence
13 9 (9.18%) Lotus
13 9 (9.18%) IBM Notes
13 9 (9.18%) ITIL
13 9 (9.18%) VPN
13 9 (9.18%) Smartphone
13 9 (9.18%) SCCM
14 8 (8.16%) Data Migration
14 8 (8.16%) Wireless
14 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
14 8 (8.16%) Apple
14 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
14 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (9.18%) IBM Notes
2 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (40.82%) MS Office
2 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.22%) LAN
3 9 (9.18%) VPN
4 8 (8.16%) Wireless
5 6 (6.12%) Firewall
6 5 (5.10%) DHCP
6 5 (5.10%) DNS
6 5 (5.10%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) VoIP
6 5 (5.10%) WAN
7 4 (4.08%) Skype
8 3 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.04%) 3G
10 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.02%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MSI
General
1 4 (4.08%) Korean Language
2 2 (2.04%) Advertising
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Driving Licence
1 9 (9.18%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 48 (48.98%) Windows 7
3 15 (15.31%) Windows XP
4 12 (12.24%) Windows 8
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) Android
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Migration
2 9 (9.18%) ITIL
3 8 (8.16%) Data Migration
4 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.08%) Service Management
6 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.06%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (3.06%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.06%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.06%) Time Management
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.02%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.02%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.02%) Change Management
8 1 (1.02%) Information Security
8 1 (1.02%) ITSM
8 1 (1.02%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.02%) Security Management
8 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) Java
1 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.04%) MCP
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.02%) ACMT
6 1 (1.02%) CCNA
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) Degree
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
6 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.24%) HP
3 10 (10.20%) Remedy
4 9 (9.18%) Lotus
5 8 (8.16%) Apple
6 6 (6.12%) Citrix
6 6 (6.12%) VMware
7 5 (5.10%) Dell
8 4 (4.08%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle
8 4 (4.08%) SAP
9 3 (3.06%) BMC
9 3 (3.06%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.04%) Avaya
10 2 (2.04%) Lumension
10 2 (2.04%) Nortel
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.04%) Wyse
11 1 (1.02%) Polycom
11 1 (1.02%) Samsung
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