Period
to 29 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Deskside Engineer was £114 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

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.

Deskside Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 101 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Engineer 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.77% 0.29% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.30% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
North East median daily rate £114 £130 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.77% -41.03% -
England median daily rate £114 £114 £146
% change year-on-year - -21.60% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
North East median hourly rate £14.25 £14.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.78 £16.75
% change year-on-year +15.02% -11.76% +11.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 964 1,322 1,157
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 96.15% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 894 781
North East median daily rate £400 £418 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +6.37% +4.67%
10th Percentile £184 £263 £225
90th Percentile £545 £549 £563
England median daily rate £463 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 58
North East median hourly rate £15.76 £13.89 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -11.45% -30.31%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.49 £9.18
90th Percentile £38.68 £45.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.90 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year +1.07% +1.77% -0.68%

Deskside Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Deskside Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Engineer in the North East

Deskside Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Deskside Engineer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Deskside Engineer in the North East

Deskside Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deskside Engineer in the North East

Deskside Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 29 January 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear +20 6 £114 - 1
Durham +17 2 - -
Deskside Engineer
England

Deskside Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, Deskside 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 North East region featuring Deskside Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

Deskside Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft