Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was £104 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 18 November 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.37% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.78% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
East Sussex median daily rate £104 £248 £127
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.08% +95.65% -15.67%
10th Percentile £85 £129 £98
90th Percentile £124 £358 £144
South East median daily rate £175 £145 £160
% change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £19.00
South East median hourly rate £16.53 £14.60 £15.77
% change year-on-year +13.18% -7.42% +4.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 528 512 690
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 96.79% 98.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 321 472
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £380 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +7.80% +8.46%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 26
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -5.86% +17.57%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.15 £10.61
90th Percentile £86.88 £39.30 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in East Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Eastbourne +4 1 £80 -76.81%
Hastings - 1 £128 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Sussex region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix