The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 77 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£113 £88 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £100 £99
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.94 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.63 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
Help Desk Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1409 1501 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.31% 92.88% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 760 627
Average daily rate £350 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 97 113
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £75 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £150 -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) MS Office
3 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) EDRMS
9 3 (13.04%) Lync
10 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.70%) MCITP
10 2 (8.70%) Remedy
10 2 (8.70%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) Finance
11 1 (4.35%) Publishing
11 1 (4.35%) Migration
11 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (4.35%) MS Project
11 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
11 1 (4.35%) MCP
11 1 (4.35%) MCSE
11 1 (4.35%) MS Visio

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Office
2 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) BMC