The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 18 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 South Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 49 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.07% 1.55% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.64% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £163 £140
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
515 305 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 91.96% 94.43% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 193 151
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Desktop Engineer
Wales

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Desktop Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) Lync
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) Content Management
1 1 (10.00%) Document Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) AppSense