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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 190 193 161
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 60 74 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.76% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.80% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 44
Median daily rate £145 £160 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £103 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 24
Median hourly rate £14.10 £13.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.58 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.60 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.31
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.04%
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
7936 9237 8730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.71% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 5562 4816
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 433 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +11 16 £123 -24.30%
Hampshire +5 14 £133 -17.18% 2
Surrey +11 11 £145 -17.14% 3
Oxfordshire -9 10 £400 +135.29%
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £120 +14.28%
Kent +10 4 £146 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 88 (75.86%) Windows
2 60 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 57 (49.14%) Windows 7
4 43 (37.07%) MS Office
5 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 32 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 27 (23.28%) SCCM
8 23 (19.83%) Windows Server
9 21 (18.10%) Windows 8
10 17 (14.66%) Windows XP
11 16 (13.79%) ITIL
12 14 (12.07%) Citrix
12 14 (12.07%) Windows 10
12 14 (12.07%) Office 365
13 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
14 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.76%) Finance
15 9 (7.76%) DHCP
15 9 (7.76%) SLA
16 8 (6.90%) DNS
16 8 (6.90%) HP
16 8 (6.90%) Remedy
17 7 (6.03%) Apple
17 7 (6.03%) Fault Analysis
17 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
18 6 (5.17%) Migration
18 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (5.17%) Cisco
18 6 (5.17%) VPN

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 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.31%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (37.07%) MS Office
2 32 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.76%) DHCP
3 8 (6.90%) DNS
4 6 (5.17%) VPN
5 5 (4.31%) LAN
6 4 (3.45%) Wireless
7 3 (2.59%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.59%) Internet
7 3 (2.59%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.59%) LDAP
8 2 (1.72%) SAN
8 2 (1.72%) Skype
8 2 (1.72%) WAN
9 1 (0.86%) 3G
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.86%) Firewall
9 1 (0.86%) Intranet
9 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (7.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.59%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.59%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.72%) BYOD
4 2 (1.72%) iPad
4 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.86%) iPhone
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Statistics
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (75.86%) Windows
2 57 (49.14%) Windows 7
3 23 (19.83%) Windows Server
4 21 (18.10%) Windows 8
5 17 (14.66%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.07%) Windows 10
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.72%) Android
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) ITIL
2 7 (6.03%) Fault Analysis
3 6 (5.17%) Migration
4 5 (4.31%) Data Protection
4 5 (4.31%) Patch Management
5 4 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.59%) Coaching
6 3 (2.59%) Service Management
6 3 (2.59%) Software Distribution
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.72%) Analytics
7 2 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (1.72%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.72%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.72%) Service Design
7 2 (1.72%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.86%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 60 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (23.28%) SCCM
2 4 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Citrix
3 8 (6.90%) HP
3 8 (6.90%) Remedy
4 7 (6.03%) Apple
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco
6 5 (4.31%) LANDesk
6 5 (4.31%) Lotus
6 5 (4.31%) SAP
7 4 (3.45%) VMware
8 2 (1.72%) Avaya
8 2 (1.72%) Dell
8 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.72%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle
9 1 (0.86%) Lumension
9 1 (0.86%) Polycom
9 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.86%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.86%) Xerox
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