The median contractor rate for a Desktop Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 55
Contract jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.67% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £215 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £145 £150
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.17% +21.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 511 594 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.33% 96.90% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 357 306
Median daily rate £410 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in West Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Desktop Engineer in West Sussex

Desktop Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Desktop Engineer in West Sussex