Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 190 196
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 19 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £165 - £140
10th Percentile £115 - £132
90th Percentile £185 - £153
England median daily rate £160 £155 £150
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £16.02 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.30 £17.50 £15.07
England median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.50% +3.45% -3.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4240 5174 5880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.12% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3323 3917
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
North Yorkshire - 9 £120 -
West Yorkshire +22 7 £180 - 1
South Yorkshire +14 2 - -
East Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) MCDST
7 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) Apple
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Logistics
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
9 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
10 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.26%) iPad
10 1 (5.26%) Office 365
10 1 (5.26%) Coaching
10 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
10 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 1 (5.26%) Banking
10 1 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (5.26%) VMware
10 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (5.26%) CMDB

Desktop Support 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Logistics
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) MCDST
3 1 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) VMware