The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 41 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.40% 0.89% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.92% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £135 £98 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -68.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £165
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.13 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.63 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.30%
Desktop Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
616 869 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.72% 96.34% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 597 472
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 27
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.94 £29.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
South Wales +24 13 £135 +38.46%
North Wales -2 2 - -
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Wales region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) SCCM
6 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (32.00%) MS Office
7 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) Office 365
10 2 (8.00%) Citrix
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
11 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (4.00%) Apple
11 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
11 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 1 (4.00%) VMware

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) VMware