The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 140 138
Rank change year-on-year +27 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £200 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £140
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £17.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £12.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -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 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1953 2719 2786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.78% 96.35% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1868 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 110
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +23 5 - - 5
South Yorkshire +8 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) BCP
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Mimecast

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) BCP
2 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) VMware