Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 70 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.16% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £163 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.84% +34.78%
East Midlands median daily rate £180 £135 £135
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.53 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +27.12% -30.67% +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 588 917 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 96.73% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 643 446
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £413 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +0.30% -0.30%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 28
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -4.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.38 £20.63 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.97 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.85% - -3.57%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Northamptonshire

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft