The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 77 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 13 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.12% 0.35% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.37% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £145 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £175 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £196
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £145 £164
% change year-on-year
- -11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.60 £19.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% +22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £17.95 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £21.55 £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -17.56%
Desktop Support 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
1120 1357 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.30% 95.09% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 799 729
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 68
Median hourly rate £17.40 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Egham - 4 £145 -
Leatherhead +18 3 £158 -
Caterham - 2 - - 1
Chertsey - 1 £155 -
Guildford - 1 £150 - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Lotus
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (10.00%) Office 365
10 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (10.00%) Apple
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) SLA
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 1 (5.00%) Local Government
11 1 (5.00%) Smartphone

Desktop Support 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 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Korean Language
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) BYOD
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Lotus
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Intel
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Polycom
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Xerox
Caterham, Surrey
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