The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 42 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 17 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 3.31% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £90 £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £110 £108
% change year-on-year
+31.81% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +10.48%
Help Desk Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 438 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.44% 90.68% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 226 204
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 66
Average hourly rate £19.66 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.15% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.32 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Colchester +5 17 - - 1
Help Desk Analyst
East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
1 20 (90.91%) Citrix
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) MS Excel
2 17 (77.27%) Incident Management
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Finance
4 15 (68.18%) Blackberry
5 13 (59.09%) Law
5 13 (59.09%) Document Management
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Legal
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 3 (13.64%) French Language
9 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (9.09%) Line Management
9 2 (9.09%) SLA

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 20 (90.91%) MS Office
2 17 (77.27%) MS Excel
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Law
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Incident Management
2 13 (59.09%) Document Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
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