Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 89 112
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £194 -
North West median daily rate - £200 £425
% change year-on-year - -52.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,204 1,214 1,941
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 94.04% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 858 1,301
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 84
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.15 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -12.58% +1.94%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £28.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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