The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.37% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £290 £161 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.68% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £161 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £161 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £160
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%

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
1411 1833 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.18% 96.27% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1245 1070
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 74
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds +1 2 £290 +80.68%
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple