The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Desktop Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 70 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 0.14% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.15% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £200 - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £140
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.98%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 663 875
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.57% 94.18% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 382 454
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Glasgow

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Glasgow

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) MSI
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware