The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 29 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 Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 92 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.082% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £175 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £150 £140
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +25.00% -53.59%  

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 1152 1204 1229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.66% 95.33% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3123 3197 2859
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 265 220
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +45.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Help Desk Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Help Desk Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support Engineer in Surrey

Help Desk Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Help Desk Support 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow