The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £180 £161 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -15.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £148
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £10.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%

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
2115 2738 2431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.89% 95.87% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1791 1575
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 105 120
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +15 2 £180 +12.14%
South Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Apple