The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Help Desk Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 65
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £87 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £121 £135
% change year-on-year -9.27% -10.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +22.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 650 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.03% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 409 460
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Birmingham

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Help Desk Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Birmingham

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Birmingham