The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank - 100 83
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £65
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £125
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Help Desk Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1387 1471 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.66% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1055 775
Median daily rate £413 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 24
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Help Desk Support 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 Leeds region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) DameWare
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) DameWare
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM