The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Help Desk Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Analyst
England / London
Rank 361 366 369
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 42 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 30
Median daily rate £175 £120 £159
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £104 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £176 £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £115 £135
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £12.22 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.52% -2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.08 £16.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.61 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-15.91% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -15 5 £175 +20.68% 1
Bromley +5 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Help Desk Analyst 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 London region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (62.20%) Windows
2 46 (56.10%) MS Office
3 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
5 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
6 23 (28.05%) Law
7 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
9 17 (20.73%) ITIL
10 16 (19.51%) Legal
11 14 (17.07%) Citrix
12 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
13 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
14 8 (9.76%) MOS
15 7 (8.54%) Remedy
15 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
16 6 (7.32%) Finance
16 6 (7.32%) iPhone
17 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
17 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
17 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
17 4 (4.88%) Advertising
17 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
18 3 (3.66%) EPoS
18 3 (3.66%) CRM
18 3 (3.66%) Unix
18 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
18 3 (3.66%) Wiki
18 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
18 3 (3.66%) Degree

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (56.10%) MS Office
2 26 (31.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Telepresence
1 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 23 (28.05%) Law
2 16 (19.51%) Legal
3 6 (7.32%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) French Language
6 1 (1.22%) German Language
6 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.32%) iPhone
3 4 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) EPoS
4 3 (3.66%) Wiki
5 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.20%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 18 (21.95%) Windows 10
4 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) Unix
7 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Linux
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 3 (3.66%) CRM
2 3 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (3.66%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
3 2 (2.44%) Service Management
3 2 (2.44%) Wealth Management
4 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.22%) Migration
4 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.22%) Software Licensing
4 1 (1.22%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) MOS
2 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Citrix
3 7 (8.54%) Remedy
4 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Apple
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Compaq
6 1 (1.22%) Dell
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Intel
6 1 (1.22%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.22%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.22%) Progress
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Sophos
6 1 (1.22%) Veritas
6 1 (1.22%) VMware