The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 57 37
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.12% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.17% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £175 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £140 £155
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.45 £14.63 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-8.03% -7.26%
Desktop Support 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
681 511 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.32% 95.34% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 343 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £43.00 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.14% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £21.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Sussex region.

Desktop Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer across the West Sussex region.

Desktop Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex