The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 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 Surrey 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 Engineer
Rank 88 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.079% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £105 £120
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1167 1154 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 93.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 623 681
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 87 111
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 1 - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) C

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

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

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft