The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Help Desk Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Technician
England / South East
Rank - - 259
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Technician 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate - £163 £138
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £10.20
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%

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
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Help Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Help Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Help Desk Technician
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 Technician across the South East region.

Help Desk Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Technician
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 Technician across the South East region.

Help Desk Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Help Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Help Desk Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Help Desk Technician 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft