The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 107 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£125 £113 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £150 £128
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.15 £13.07 £13.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -2.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.34 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £16.45 £18.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -1.15%
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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
2461 2129 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.87% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1228 1078
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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England

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
5 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (40.74%) MS Office
6 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
8 5 (18.52%) Sophos
8 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
8 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) SCCM
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (7.41%) Remedy
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (7.41%) Extranet
11 2 (7.41%) Apple
11 2 (7.41%) Linux
11 2 (7.41%) MCP
11 2 (7.41%) SLA
11 2 (7.41%) VoIP
11 2 (7.41%) Finance
11 2 (7.41%) Law

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Extranet
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Law
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCDST
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) UAG
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Sophos
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Altiris
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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