The median contractor rate for a Senior Desktop Engineer was £279 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Desktop Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 623 602
Rank change year-on-year +54 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 13 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £279 £293 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +17.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £320 £200
% change year-on-year -53.12% +60.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40460 48938 48186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26404 32302 29712
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1391 1944
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Desktop Engineer in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in England

Senior Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
East of England -2 5 £150 -53.12%
South East +19 4 - -
London +26 3 £408 +40.51% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Senior Desktop Engineer
UK

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior Desktop 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 England region featuring Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Migration
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Data Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Time Management
6 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (20.83%) Android
7 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 2 (8.33%) VoIP
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 2 (8.33%) DNS
10 2 (8.33%) SLA
10 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.83%) Android
4 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Migration
2 11 (45.83%) Data Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) AppSense
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) HP
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