The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 70 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £100 £100
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Help Desk Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
880 586 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.12% 90.43% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 399 495
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Analyst in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Help Desk Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) LANDesk