The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 122 101 122
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 23 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.71% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £108 £99
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.35 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +8.97%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Essex +5 16 £90 -
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £150 +76.47%
Hertfordshire - 2 £85 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 24 (64.86%) MS Office
3 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
4 20 (54.05%) Citrix
5 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
6 14 (37.84%) Law
6 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
6 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Document Management
8 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 4 (10.81%) SLA
11 4 (10.81%) OpenView
11 4 (10.81%) HP
12 3 (8.11%) Remedy
12 3 (8.11%) McAfee
13 2 (5.41%) Symantec
13 2 (5.41%) Cisco
13 2 (5.41%) Adobe
14 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
14 1 (2.70%) OVSD
14 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
14 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
14 1 (2.70%) MCDST
14 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (2.70%) Release Management
14 1 (2.70%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (64.86%) MS Office
2 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 14 (37.84%) Law
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
2 10 (27.03%) Document Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Release Management
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MCP
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) MCDST
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.70%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Citrix
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Remedy
4 3 (8.11%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus