Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £169 per day in advertised job vacancies in Crawley during the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Desktop Engineer
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.63% 0.67% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Crawley median daily rate £169 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% - -
West Sussex median daily rate £169 £138 £175
% change year-on-year +22.73% -21.43% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate £13.00 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley. 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
Crawley
Contract vacancies in Crawley with a recognized job title 231 295 426
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 98.33% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 212 316
Crawley median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £142 £238 £278
90th Percentile £550 £500 £520
West Sussex median daily rate £411 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Crawley median hourly rate £24.38 £45.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.83% +185.71% +8.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.93 £11.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £41.88
West Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +70.00% +56.25% +3.23%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Crawley

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Crawley

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Crawley

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, Desktop 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 Crawley region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft