The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Help Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank - 155 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £113 £130
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £10.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -19.23%
Help Desk Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3000 3907 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.05% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 2343 1809
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 187 179
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Help Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Help Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Help Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Help Desk Engineer 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 North West region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft