The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.93% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £100 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £120 £120
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Help Desk Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.33% 91.34% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 49
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Help Desk Support 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 Chester region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft