Period
to 5 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 West > Somerset
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 38 42
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 13 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Somerset - 2.97% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.06% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 6
Median daily rate - £140 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.33% +11.94%
South West median daily rate £150 £150 £174
% change year-on-year - -13.67% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +14.29% +14.75% +17.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 184 425 443
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 97.25% 97.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 287 255
Median daily rate £411 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £220 £186 £202
90th Percentile £525 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £466 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% +6.97% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.20 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.63% -38.73% -16.84%
10th Percentile £12.87 £11.30 £14.85
90th Percentile £46.50 £46.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year -15.41% +31.35% -17.11%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Somerset

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Somerset.

Daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Somerset

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Somerset.

Hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in Somerset