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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 46 53
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £210 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
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 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
439 459 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.85% 95.82% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 279 299
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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