The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank - 31 42
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 2.55% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.61% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £138
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £18.51 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.23 £13.79 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+24.90% -1.50%
Desktop Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
302 345 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.57% 97.73% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 237 310
Median daily rate £363 £405 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% +20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 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 Swindon region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) HND
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Apple
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks