The median contractor rate for a Desktop Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 27 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.

Desktop Support Engineer
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 6
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield - - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £138 £150
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.57% -11.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 40 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 97.37% 97.56% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 9
Median daily rate £400 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.32 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -61.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Wakefield

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Wakefield

Desktop Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Wakefield