The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 122 100
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.22% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £140 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £140 £155
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.86 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.45 £14.63 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-8.03% -7.26%
Desktop Support 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
1923 2155 1605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.83% 95.65% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1490 990
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 88 70
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.25 £9.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Extranet
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Desktop Support 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Extranet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Toshiba