Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 Support Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 146 165
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 13 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.37% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Hampshire median daily rate £160 £138 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -14.06% -9.86%
10th Percentile £120 £106 £106
90th Percentile £190 £165 £277
South East median daily rate £150 £145 £160
% change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% -9.68% +5.91%
10th Percentile £14.46 £12.40 £12.36
90th Percentile £17.16 £15.91 £17.10
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.38% -15.38%

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 3,292 3,361 3,915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 92.34% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 2,088 2,397
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £257
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 227 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.52% +56.44%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.03 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Hampshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Portsmouth +4 3 £120 -25.00%
Southampton -3 2 £140 +1.82%
Fleet +9 1 - - 1
Farnborough 0 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £120 -
Winchester - 1 £225 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (7.69%) PDA
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow

Desktop Support 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) PDA
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow