The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Help Desk Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Manager
Rank 614 639 626
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Manager 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £240 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -8.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £313 £298
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Help Desk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Help Desk Manager in the job title.

Help Desk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Help Desk Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Help Desk Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Help Desk Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Help Desk Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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
England +25 7 £240 -24.70%
South West +17 3 £240 -23.20%
Somerset - 3 £240 -
Kent - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
Wells - 2 - -
Tonbridge - 2 - -
North West +9 1 - -
Manchester -1 1 - -
London -3 1 - -
City of London -6 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £240 -

Help Desk Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Help Desk Manager 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 featuring Help Desk Manager in the job title.

1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Yammer
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya

Help Desk Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
2 1 (10.00%) SAP