The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 139 139 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £100 £290 £87
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% +231.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £161 £120
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +33.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £8.75 £9.50 £10.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.10 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.50 £11.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%
Help Desk Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2814 2805 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.70% 94.83% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1900 1356
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 121 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Help Desk Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
West Yorkshire -2 3 £100 -65.51%
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Help Desk Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) MCSE
8 1 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) DameWare
1 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Peregrine
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Spiceworks
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