The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 197 156 181
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 73 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.04% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.13% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 13
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£160 £195 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £120 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £395 £232
UK excluding London average daily rate £136 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
-17.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% -0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.65 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
Desktop Engineer
England

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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -12 18 £268 -19.24% 1
Hampshire -19 16 £160 -28.88%
Surrey -5 11 £153 +1.66%
Oxfordshire -22 11 £165 +47.98%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £111 -44.75%
West Sussex -16 6 £175 +37.25%
East Sussex +1 5 £116 -23.00%
Isle of Wight - 2 £104 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 105 (82.03%) Windows
2 72 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 64 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 59 (46.09%) Microsoft
5 44 (34.38%) MS Office
6 40 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
8 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
9 18 (14.06%) SCCM
9 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
9 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.28%) Citrix
11 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (11.72%) ITIL
12 12 (9.38%) DHCP
12 12 (9.38%) VMware
13 11 (8.59%) Windows 8
14 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
15 9 (7.03%) SLA
15 9 (7.03%) HP
15 9 (7.03%) Dell
15 9 (7.03%) NHS
15 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
16 8 (6.25%) Acronis
17 7 (5.47%) Lumension
17 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
17 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (5.47%) Remedy

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.91%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (34.38%) MS Office
2 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) DHCP
2 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.47%) DNS
3 7 (5.47%) Firewall
4 6 (4.69%) VPN
5 5 (3.91%) LAN
5 5 (3.91%) WAN
5 5 (3.91%) Wireless
6 2 (1.56%) NAS
6 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.56%) 3G
6 2 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) PBX
7 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.78%) WebEx
7 1 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.78%) VLAN
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.78%) Law
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) ODBC
1 1 (0.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) NHS
3 7 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.34%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) EPoS
7 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.56%) BYOD
7 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (82.03%) Windows
2 72 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 40 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.59%) Windows 8
6 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.91%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.13%) Linux
8 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.56%) Android
9 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) UNIX
10 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.72%) ITIL
2 6 (4.69%) Migration
3 5 (3.91%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.13%) Validation
5 3 (2.34%) Software Distribution
5 3 (2.34%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.56%) Release Management
6 2 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.56%) Service Management
6 2 (1.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (0.78%) Change Management
7 1 (0.78%) ITSM
7 1 (0.78%) CRM
7 1 (0.78%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (0.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.78%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (0.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VBScript
3 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) MCTS
4 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) MCSE
6 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Dell Certification
6 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.78%) MCITP
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.13%) XenApp
4 3 (2.34%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.78%) Samba
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (14.06%) SCCM
2 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) Citrix
3 12 (9.38%) VMware
4 9 (7.03%) HP
4 9 (7.03%) Dell
5 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.25%) Acronis
6 7 (5.47%) Lumension
6 7 (5.47%) Remedy
7 5 (3.91%) Symantec
7 5 (3.91%) Lotus
8 4 (3.13%) Sophos
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco
9 3 (2.34%) Wyse
9 3 (2.34%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.34%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.56%) McAfee
10 2 (1.56%) Apple
10 2 (1.56%) NetApp
11 1 (0.78%) Adobe
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