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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 88 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.05% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £196 £210 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £242 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £15.79 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +5.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +3.40%
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
1186 1236 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.26% 94.71% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 703 740
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 66
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow

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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Reuters
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow