Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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 Support Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 169 177
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate - - £150
Yorkshire median daily rate - - £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -
10th Percentile £15.53 £17.50 £15.04
90th Percentile £23.90 £17.50 £16.68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% +38.64% -4.35%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2756 3926 3949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.42% 96.51% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1864 2685 2614
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.19%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £231
90th Percentile £545 £556 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 98 143
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.38 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.94% -8.97% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.25 £8.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £29.07 £19.62 £37.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Leeds +23 3 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
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%) Logistics
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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware