The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Yorkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 34 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.37% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £180 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £100 £138
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 331 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.42% 92.98% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 194 124
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £24.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Help Desk Support
Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 2 - -
Help Desk Support
Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Help Desk Support 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 in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (25.00%) NHS
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Validation

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Help Desk Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
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