Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 139 140
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 33 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.88% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 11
Hampshire median daily rate £175 £140 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £143 £113 £108
90th Percentile £213 £185 £342
South East median daily rate £165 £155 £150
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +28.44% -14.84%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.80 £10.13
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
South East median hourly rate £15.55 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.14% +16.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,530 3,229 3,289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 94.33% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,232 1,907 2,042
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 155 225
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% -2.44% -15.20%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.13 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Desktop Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Southampton -9 9 £145 +3.57% 2
Farnborough -12 5 £200 -
Hook - 5 £175 -
Basingstoke -2 4 £188 +62.22%
Portsmouth -23 3 £209 +73.96%
Fleet -21 1 - -
Gosport - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Desktop Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
5 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
8 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
8 6 (18.18%) Time Management
9 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Apple
9 5 (15.15%) Break/Fix
10 4 (12.12%) AirWatch
10 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
10 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Games
11 3 (9.09%) Wireless
11 3 (9.09%) LAN
11 3 (9.09%) WAN
11 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
3 6 (18.18%) Time Management
4 5 (15.15%) Break/Fix
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.03%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Apple
3 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) IBM