The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 234 226 196
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 36 24 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.26% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 22
Median daily rate £150 £138 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £130 £123
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.50%
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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Oxfordshire +14 11 £150 +15.38% 2
Surrey -9 10 £188 +33.92% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 8 - - 4
Hampshire - 5 £163 - 3
Berkshire -5 1 - - 2
Kent -14 1 - - 1
Help Desk Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.87%) MS Office
5 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
6 15 (24.19%) ITIL
6 15 (24.19%) VPN
7 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
9 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
10 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
10 8 (12.90%) Service Management
10 8 (12.90%) Internet
11 7 (11.29%) LAN
11 7 (11.29%) WAN
11 7 (11.29%) Smartphone
11 7 (11.29%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.06%) IBM Notes
12 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
12 5 (8.06%) CCNA
12 5 (8.06%) SLA
12 5 (8.06%) Cisco
12 5 (8.06%) Citrix
12 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Office
2 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) VPN
2 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.90%) Internet
4 7 (11.29%) LAN
4 7 (11.29%) WAN
5 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.84%) Extranet
7 2 (3.23%) DNS
7 2 (3.23%) Firewall
7 2 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile Computing
1 7 (11.29%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.45%) Unix
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) Windows NT
9 2 (3.23%) Android
9 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.90%) Service Management
3 4 (6.45%) Change Management
3 4 (6.45%) ITSM
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.84%) Coaching
4 3 (4.84%) Software Licensing
5 2 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (3.23%) Ticket Management
6 1 (1.61%) High Availability
6 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.61%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) CCNA
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (6.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco
2 5 (8.06%) Citrix
2 5 (8.06%) Lotus
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) BMC
3 4 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (6.45%) ThinPrint
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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