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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 57 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 24 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.30% 0.73% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.77% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Median daily rate £150 £160 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £121 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £190 £193
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £153
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.70 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.70 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -5.26%
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
982 1305 1480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.24% 95.60% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 854 790
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 40 80
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.30 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 9 December 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
Leatherhead +21 4 £145 -
Chertsey - 4 £155 -
Guildford -2 3 - - 1
Caterham - 3 - -
Egham +8 2 £115 -28.12%
Weybridge - 2 £126 -
Woking -9 1 - -
Staines - 1 £185 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) MS Office
3 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
7 8 (25.81%) IBM Notes
7 8 (25.81%) Lotus
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) Driving Licence
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
10 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
10 5 (16.13%) SCCM
10 5 (16.13%) Wireless
10 5 (16.13%) SLA
10 5 (16.13%) Office 365
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.90%) Java
11 4 (12.90%) Internet
11 4 (12.90%) Korean Language
12 3 (9.68%) VMware
12 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
12 3 (9.68%) Citrix
12 3 (9.68%) Apple
12 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
12 3 (9.68%) LAN
13 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
13 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (25.81%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) Wireless
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
General
1 4 (12.90%) Korean Language
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
4 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.45%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
2 2 (6.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ACMT
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Lotus
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Apple
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) AppSense
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.23%) Polycom
5 1 (3.23%) Samsung
5 1 (3.23%) Xerox