The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 144 144
Rank change year-on-year +29 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.071% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.074% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £150
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.50 £12.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.63
% change year-on-year +5.45% -12.00%  

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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 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 +24 4 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) VMware