The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 89 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 9 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.68% 0.66% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.69% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Median daily rate £175 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £150 £145
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.89 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £13.71 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+23.99% -2.07%
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 1295 1387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.92% 95.29% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 691 785
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 66 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Egham - 2 - -
Camberley -6 1 £250 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £185 -
Woking - 1 £140 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Surrey region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Handset
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) ThinPrint
5 1 (5.00%) Wyse