The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Engineer was £100 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Help Desk Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 88 86
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £100 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £100 £150 £130
% change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £10.88 £16.57
% change year-on-year +14.94% -34.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1138 1207 1228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.52% 95.34% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 789 700
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Help Desk Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £100 -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Help Desk 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 Surrey region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) HP

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow