Period
to 22 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 61 63
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 20 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.87% 2.09% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.19% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £120 £173 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +72.50% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £127 £180 £155
% change year-on-year -29.65% +16.13% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.93 £14.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.81% +8.79% -16.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.91 £11.17
90th Percentile £12.25 £115.25 £73.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £18.70 £13.00
% change year-on-year -37.01% +43.85% -25.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 201 915 818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.39% 95.41% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 671 531
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £273 £205 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -1.76% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 40 28
Median hourly rate £11.07 £11.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.03% -21.47% +7.14%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.54 £10.21
90th Percentile £94.00 £16.89 £32.75
Median hourly rate £19.15 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +23.55% - +10.71%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in South Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Desktop Engineer in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in South Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Desktop Engineer in South Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in South Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Sheffield +29 1 - - 1
Doncaster - 1 £120 -
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA