The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Help Desk Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Administrator
Rank - 583 544
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Administrator 0 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £100
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £8.57 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.90 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Help Desk Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Help Desk Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Help Desk Administrator within the UK.

Help Desk Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Administrator within the UK.

Help Desk Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Administrator
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) MTS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Help Desk Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Help Desk Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe