The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support Engineer
Rank - 250 236
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £200 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £200 £125
% change year-on-year
+100.25% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.25 £11.82
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +20.60%
Help Desk Support Engineer
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Help Desk Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Help Desk Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer across the South East region.

Help Desk Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer across the South East region.

Help Desk Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Support Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Help Desk Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Help Desk Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco