The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 406 365 373
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 18 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 10
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£173 £155 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £115 £115
% change year-on-year
+23.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £16.80 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.86%
Help Desk Analyst
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 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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
City of London -20 5 £185 +12.97% 1
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) MS Office
5 15 (34.09%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (22.73%) Law
8 9 (20.45%) Legal
8 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
9 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 8 (18.18%) Citrix
10 7 (15.91%) VPN
10 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.91%) LAN
10 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (13.64%) MOS
11 6 (13.64%) Android
11 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.64%) Internet
11 6 (13.64%) Retail
12 5 (11.36%) DNS
12 5 (11.36%) DHCP
13 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (6.82%) Google Apps
14 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (6.82%) WorkSite

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.82%) WorkSite
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LAN
1 7 (15.91%) VPN
2 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (22.73%) Law
2 9 (20.45%) Legal
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (2.27%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) EPoS
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Handset
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
4 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.64%) Android
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 2 (4.55%) Document Management
3 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) MOS
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) OpenText
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