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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 137 143 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £150 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -6.45%
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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
2702 2672 2426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.78% 95.02% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1749 1552
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 £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 112 128
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £9.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 - - 1
Desktop Support Engineer
England

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 3 (27.27%) Document Management
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Extranet
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (9.09%) MCDST
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) SCOM

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 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Document Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCDST
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Toshiba