The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 80 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 15 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.14% 0.31% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £150 - £108
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 - £114
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £130 £120
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
Help Desk Support
South East

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
1248 1207 1347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.19% 94.82% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 669 764
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 56 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Addlestone - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Help Desk Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) MS Office
4 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
7 5 (20.83%) Smartphone
7 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
8 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
8 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
8 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) ITSM
9 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) ADSL
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) ISDN
3 1 (4.17%) PSTN
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
1 5 (20.83%) Smartphone
2 4 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) ThinPrint
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec