The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Analyst
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £130
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.03 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+26.65% +4.22%
Help Desk Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
946 911 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.38% 94.21% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 482 476
Median daily rate £410 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Google