The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support Engineer
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £168 £120
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £21.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +52.17%
Help Desk Support Engineer
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
951 938 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.42% 94.18% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 501 481
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 31
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Help Desk Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Help Desk Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Help Desk Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading