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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 110 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 15 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.49% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£135 £120 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -48.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £116 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £224 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.42 £14.82 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £17.50 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
2226 2128 2077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.83% 93.99% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1239 966
Average daily rate £355 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 94 172
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
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 29 January 2015. 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 +7 14 £135 -46.00% 1
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
5 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
6 14 (36.84%) MS Office
7 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
7 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.42%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.79%) Sophos
9 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) Migration
12 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
13 2 (5.26%) XenApp
13 2 (5.26%) iPad
13 2 (5.26%) UAG
13 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
13 2 (5.26%) Finance
13 2 (5.26%) Law
13 2 (5.26%) Legal
13 2 (5.26%) MCDST
13 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
1 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Extranet
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Law
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCDST
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) UAG
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Sophos
3 2 (5.26%) Apple
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Novell
4 1 (2.63%) Siemens
4 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.63%) Altiris
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