The first table below looks at the demand for the Mechanical Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mechanical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank - 37 44
Contract jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.16% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.25% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.45%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 401 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.85% 93.26% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 248 317
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Mechanical Engineer
South East

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Mechanical Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Mechanical Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex