The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 585 526 542
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 23 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.12% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate £125 £153 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £102 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £128 £125
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £17.50 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -8.00%
Help Desk Engineer
UK

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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 9 February 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +1 5 £120 -22.58% 5
East of England 0 5 £125 - 5
Yorkshire -11 5 £401 - 3
South West -3 3 £100 - 1
South East -22 2 - - 5
East Midlands -9 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Help Desk Engineer
UK

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.91%) MS Office
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 6 (13.64%) WAN
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
8 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
9 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (11.36%) CCNA
9 5 (11.36%) SLA
9 5 (11.36%) Citrix
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
10 4 (9.09%) SCCM
10 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) iPhone
10 4 (9.09%) VPN
10 4 (9.09%) DNS
10 4 (9.09%) MCP
10 4 (9.09%) Finance
11 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LAN
1 6 (13.64%) WAN
2 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) PBX
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) WebEx
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.27%) Wireless
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
3 2 (4.55%) PDA
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Android
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.55%) Change Management
3 2 (4.55%) CRM
3 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) ITSM
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.27%) ERP
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C#
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CCNA
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) MCP
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCDST
5 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Samba
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
5 2 (4.55%) Bomgar
5 2 (4.55%) Peregrine
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 13 days ago