The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £100 £138
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
190 119 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 94.53% 92.97% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 62 133
Average daily rate £400 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Help Desk Support
Northamptonshire

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Help Desk Support
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft