The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 187 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 12 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£170 £188 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £121 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £204 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £100 £99
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
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 the City of London

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Help Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) MS Office
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
4 12 (41.38%) Law
5 11 (37.93%) Legal
5 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
7 9 (31.03%) MOS
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.24%) Document Management
10 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (13.79%) WorkSite
10 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
10 4 (13.79%) Lotus
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 3 (10.34%) VMware
12 2 (6.90%) Migration
12 2 (6.90%) Banking
12 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
12 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (6.90%) Apple
12 2 (6.90%) NHS
12 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
13 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) WorkSite
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (86.21%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 12 (41.38%) Law
2 11 (37.93%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Document Management
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) MOS
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.45%) Nokia
5 1 (3.45%) Wyse
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