The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Help Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 123 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 1 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.042% 0.078% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.084% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £135 £125
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £12.88 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+28.15% -9.64%
Help Desk Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2221 2395 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 93.26% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1228 1158
Median daily rate £408 £382 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.67% +8.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Help Desk Analyst 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 Berkshire region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com