The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Service Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank - 68 66
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.82% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.88% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £120 £145
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.67 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.20% -6.25%
Service Desk Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 911 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 93.44% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 557 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.24 £40.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the Reading region.

Service Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Service Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the Reading region.

Service Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading