The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank - 84 84
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £150 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £125 £101
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +23.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1195 1239 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.56% 93.02% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 724 612
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 99
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.37 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Help Desk Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft