The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West 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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 82 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.52% 0.53% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.55% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £155 - £153
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 - £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 - £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £145 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.18 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.18% -
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
755 543 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.31% 96.11% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 363 189
Median daily rate £425 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 29
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley - 3 £155 -
Worthing -40 1 £120 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 West Sussex region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (25.00%) VBScript
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (12.50%) Remedy
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Migration

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy