Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 25 July 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 14 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.06% 1.56% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.66% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £140 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
South West median daily rate £145 £140 £130
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.96% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.63 £11.23
90th Percentile £17.50 £16.40 £16.24
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.70% -17.34% -3.03%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 658 906 919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.91% 94.47% 97.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 478 565
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £193 £225 £213
90th Percentile £513 £575 £510
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 61 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.41% +58.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Gloucestershire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +6 9 £140 -
Gloucester -9 4 £140 +9.80%
Filton - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 1 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago