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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 575 564 511
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 46 48 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
Median daily rate £150 £151 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +26.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £113 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £171 £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £143 £123
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 23
Median hourly rate £13.13 £17.00 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +39.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.41 £10.50 £8.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.55 £16.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.94% +50.00%
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
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 East -10 18 £150 -4.76% 4
North West -15 8 £200 - 1
East of England +18 7 £108 - 1
London -23 4 £130 -14.04% 3
West Midlands -4 3 - -
South West -7 3 - - 3
Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Help Desk Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.43%) MS Office
4 21 (30.43%) ITIL
5 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
6 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 15 (21.74%) Cisco
8 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
9 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
10 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.94%) Citrix
11 10 (14.49%) Internet
11 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
11 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
11 10 (14.49%) ServiceNow
12 9 (13.04%) Service Management
12 9 (13.04%) DNS
13 8 (11.59%) SLA
13 8 (11.59%) CCNA
13 8 (11.59%) WAN
13 8 (11.59%) LAN
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
14 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (10.14%) Remedy
15 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.70%) VPN

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 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (30.43%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.49%) Internet
3 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 8 (11.59%) LAN
4 8 (11.59%) WAN
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.90%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.45%) PBX
8 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) German Language
2 2 (2.90%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.25%) iPhone
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) iPad
4 3 (4.35%) Wiki
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.90%) Android
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Service Management
3 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.80%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (4.35%) ITSM
5 3 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.90%) CRM
7 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.45%) Change Control
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) ERP
7 1 (1.45%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) High Availability
7 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) CCNA
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.25%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.80%) MCITP
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (5.80%) DameWare
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco
3 11 (15.94%) Citrix
4 10 (14.49%) ServiceNow
5 7 (10.14%) Remedy
6 4 (5.80%) Adobe
6 4 (5.80%) BMC
6 4 (5.80%) Lotus
6 4 (5.80%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (5.80%) ThinPrint
7 3 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (1.45%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) VMware
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