The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 586 546 575
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 10 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.011% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate £200 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +29.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £196 £355 £275
% change year-on-year
-44.71% +29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Senior Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 8 £200 - 1
London - 5 £300 -
Reading - 3 £196 -
Berkshire - 3 £196 -
South East - 3 £196 - 1
City of London - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Watford - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) Financial Institution
7 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (40.00%) Banking
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) MS Office
8 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (36.00%) Hedge funds
9 6 (24.00%) Speakerbus
9 6 (24.00%) SCCM
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) Apple
9 6 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (24.00%) MCSE
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Reuters
10 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) XenApp

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Khalix
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (36.00%) Hedge funds
3 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
1 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (16.00%) WSUS
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Speakerbus
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 5 (20.00%) Reuters
3 5 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 4 (16.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) AppSense
4 4 (16.00%) Altiris
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Polycom
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) CA
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