The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 24 July 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 64 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £108 £99
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.68 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+6.03% +12.78%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
805 890 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.05% 91.56% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 386 382
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Help Desk Analyst
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Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) WorkSite
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (14.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Altiris