The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
South East / East Sussex
Rank 26 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.01% 0.42% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.42% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £128 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 238 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 92.96% 99.58% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 157 174
Median daily rate £388 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 32
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -50.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £19.25 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Sussex region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the East Sussex region.

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Hastings - 4 £128 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 East Sussex region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Wyse
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) Wyse