The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Help Desk Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £109 £150 £200
% change year-on-year -27.10% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year - +15.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 1026 977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.54% 93.19% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 703 591
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.07% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in Cheshire

Help Desk Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Help Desk Engineer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Engineer in Cheshire

Help Desk Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Engineer in Cheshire

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Help Desk 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 Cheshire region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security