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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 64 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £145 £143 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £129 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £157 £168
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £133
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -20.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%

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
871 1129 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.86% 96.58% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 747 705
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 51
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +19 2 £145 -
Guildford -3 2 - - 1
Weybridge - 2 £126 -
Egham +9 1 £125 -21.87%
Chertsey - 1 £155 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) MS Office
4 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
6 7 (28.00%) Lotus
6 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.00%) Korean Language
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
8 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.00%) SCCM
9 3 (12.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 2 (8.00%) VMware
10 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 2 (8.00%) WAN

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 7 (28.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) BYOD
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Lotus
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) Polycom
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow