The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Help Desk Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support Engineer
Rank 578 588 545
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 36 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.071% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.075% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
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 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £171 £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £138 £120
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Median hourly rate £11.75 £21.55 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.47% +59.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £16.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.55 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.55 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-14.73% +87.39%
Help Desk Support 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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £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 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Help Desk Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer across the England region.

Help Desk Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer across the England region.

Help Desk Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Help Desk Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Help Desk Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +1 16 £150 -4.76% 1
North West +7 7 - - 1
London -6 4 £130 -14.04% 1
East of England +11 3 £104 - 1
South West -2 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Help Desk Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) ITIL
4 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
5 16 (34.78%) MS Office
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 10 (21.74%) ServiceNow
8 8 (17.39%) LAN
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
9 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.22%) Service Management
9 7 (15.22%) Internet
9 7 (15.22%) Remedy
9 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
9 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.87%) CCNA
11 5 (10.87%) iPhone
11 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
11 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (8.70%) BMC Marimba

Help Desk Support 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.70%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
2 8 (17.39%) LAN
2 8 (17.39%) WAN
3 7 (15.22%) Internet
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
General
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) German Language
1 2 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.52%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.52%) Windows NT
9 2 (4.35%) Android
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
2 7 (15.22%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITSM
4 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.17%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) High Availability
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C#
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCNA
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (8.70%) DameWare
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) ServiceNow
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Remedy
6 4 (8.70%) Adobe
6 4 (8.70%) BMC
6 4 (8.70%) Lotus
6 4 (8.70%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (8.70%) ThinPrint
7 3 (6.52%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) Google
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