The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 101 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 21 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£105 £105 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £138 £130
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £14.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -0.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.60
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.00%
Desktop Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2349 2087 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.01% 93.55% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1164 1201
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 126 125
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
West Yorkshire -1 13 £105 - 1
North Yorkshire -2 3 £250 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £120 - 1
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows 7
3 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
4 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (31.03%) MS Office
6 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
7 7 (24.14%) SCCM
8 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.69%) Sophos
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (13.79%) NHS
10 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
10 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
11 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.90%) UAG
11 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
11 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
11 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
11 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (6.90%) ITIL
11 2 (6.90%) LAN
11 2 (6.90%) Dell
11 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.90%) WAN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
1 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
1 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows 7
3 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL
1 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) UAG
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Sophos
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Novell
4 1 (3.45%) Siemens
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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