The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 59 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.47% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£135 - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £108 £99
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +10.10%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 379 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.61% 92.21% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 226 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Help Desk Analyst
Wales

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Help Desk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Help Desk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Analyst
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Adobe