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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
Rank 82 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £70
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £115 £150
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+24.41% +4.34%

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
1058 1352 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.32% 94.94% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 910 763
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
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