The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 133 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £100 £200 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £200 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £135 £113
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
Help Desk Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 3 £100 -
Dundee +1 1 £83 -
Moray - 1 £125 -
Help Desk Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
7 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
7 1 (9.09%) ERP
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) VMware