The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 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 advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 40 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.71% 1.03% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.06% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £164 £135 £130
% change year-on-year
+21.29% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £162.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -86.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.89 £14.58
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +9.02%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
322 376 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 91.74% 96.41% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 249 340
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Desktop Support Engineer
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Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Internet

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Desktop Support 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 Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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