The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 81 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £150 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £120 £100
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.84%
Help Desk Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1356 1018 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.58% 92.04% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 500 597
Average daily rate £338 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 84
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 1
Help Desk Analyst
North West

Help Desk Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
5 1 (9.09%) French Language
5 1 (9.09%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (9.09%) Swedish Language
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) Norwegian Language
1 1 (9.09%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (9.09%) Swedish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix