The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Service Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 132 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% - 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £113 £148
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £16.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +24.07%
Service Desk Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3056 2380 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.17% 94.29% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1377 1196
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 150 168
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.16 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Service Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Service Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Service Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Desk Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Warwickshire - 6 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Service Desk 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 West Midlands region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Google Apps
4 5 (27.78%) User Experience
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.56%) German Language
6 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft