The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 105 103
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £200 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £145
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.43 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.42% -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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 1000 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.27% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Leeds

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Leeds

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware