The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 30 March 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 Support Engineer
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 32
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.67% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.73% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £140 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £140 £150
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +8.77% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 231 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.77% 96.65% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 141 121
Median daily rate £363 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 24
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Dorset

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Dorset

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Dorset