The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Help Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Engineer
UK / England
Rank 536 585 539
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 29 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.045% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.048% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 11
Median daily rate £150 £150 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £95 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £125 £120
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 18
Median hourly rate £60.00 £9.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.38% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £8.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.00 £11.45 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £9.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+515.38% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Help Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Help Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Help Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Help Desk Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Help Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Help Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Help Desk Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +26 10 £153 +60.52% 1
South East +27 8 £143 +12.87% 4
London +20 7 £115 -47.72% 1
North West +23 2 £194 -54.41% 2
Yorkshire +9 1 £180 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £188 -
Help Desk Engineer
UK

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Help Desk Engineer 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 England region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
3 25 (38.46%) MS Office
4 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
6 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
7 16 (24.62%) Office 365
8 14 (21.54%) ITIL
9 13 (20.00%) SLA
10 12 (18.46%) Windows 10
11 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
11 11 (16.92%) Asset Management
12 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
12 10 (15.38%) Android
13 9 (13.85%) Apple
13 9 (13.85%) WAN
14 8 (12.31%) HP
14 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
14 8 (12.31%) ITSM
14 8 (12.31%) Wiki
14 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
14 8 (12.31%) IT Asset Management
15 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
15 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
15 7 (10.77%) Change Management
15 7 (10.77%) VPN
15 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
16 6 (9.23%) Dell
16 6 (9.23%) Toshiba
16 6 (9.23%) Wireless

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) MS Office
2 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) WAN
2 7 (10.77%) VPN
3 6 (9.23%) Wireless
4 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) Firewall
6 2 (3.08%) Extranet
6 2 (3.08%) VoIP
7 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (1.54%) Skype
General
1 4 (6.15%) German Language
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Hindi Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Wiki
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) RSA SecurID
2 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) EFT
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.46%) Windows 10
4 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
5 10 (15.38%) Android
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.54%) Linux
11 1 (1.54%) Unix
11 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Asset Management
3 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.31%) IT Asset Management
4 8 (12.31%) ITSM
4 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.77%) Change Management
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.62%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.54%) Migration
7 1 (1.54%) Network Management
7 1 (1.54%) Service Management
7 1 (1.54%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) MCITP
2 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCSA
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.54%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (1.54%) DameWare
2 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Apple
3 8 (12.31%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) Dell
4 6 (9.23%) Toshiba
5 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
6 3 (4.62%) Lotus
6 3 (4.62%) Remedy
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) Avaya
7 1 (1.54%) BMC
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.54%) Polycom
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Xerox
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