The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 94 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.29% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £140 £140
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -25.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.71
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -5.71%
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1536 1387 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.03% 93.78% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 755 966
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 77
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wakefield - 6 - -
Leeds +1 2 £105 +23.52% 1
Ilkley - - - -
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (50.00%) Sophos
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (50.00%) MS Office
7 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (25.00%) ITIL
10 2 (16.67%) WAN
10 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
10 2 (16.67%) UAG
10 2 (16.67%) LAN
10 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
11 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
11 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
11 1 (8.33%) VoIP
11 1 (8.33%) vSphere
11 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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