The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 61 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £105 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £105 £120
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +6.38%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 367 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.87% 92.44% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 224 244
Average daily rate £364 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 20
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 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Help Desk Engineer
Wales

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Engineer
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 Engineer across the South Wales region.

Help Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Engineer
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 Engineer across the South Wales region.

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Help Desk Engineer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Help Desk 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Help Desk 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
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