The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.63% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £123 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £154 £120 £106
% change year-on-year
+28.33% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.23 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +8.69%
Help Desk Support
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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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 235 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.46% 95.92% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 129 98
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £41.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset