The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 221 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 28 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.62% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
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£128 £123 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £143 £114
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £106 £100
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 21
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.30 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £12.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +2.00%
Help Desk Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent -1 9 £125 -
Surrey -1 5 £140 - 4
East Sussex - 4 £110 - 1
Hampshire -24 3 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £100 -29.82% 1
Buckinghamshire -30 1 £150 +36.36%
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) MS Office
3 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 17 (29.82%) ITIL
7 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 12 (21.05%) SLA
7 12 (21.05%) Citrix
8 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
9 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.28%) Remedy
12 6 (10.53%) Service Management
12 6 (10.53%) ERP
12 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
12 6 (10.53%) Cisco
12 6 (10.53%) WAN
12 6 (10.53%) SaaS
13 5 (8.77%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.77%) LAN
13 5 (8.77%) MCSE
13 5 (8.77%) MCP
14 4 (7.02%) Advertising
14 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
14 4 (7.02%) AIX

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
1 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (57.89%) MS Office
2 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) WAN
2 5 (8.77%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) Broadband
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) PDA
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Service Management
2 6 (10.53%) ERP
3 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.02%) CRM
4 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.75%) ITSM
4 1 (1.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) Remedy
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
5 4 (7.02%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
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