The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £113 £115
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Help Desk Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 84 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.23% 91.30% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 152
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -39.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Help Desk Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco