The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 28 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 1 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.94% 55.10% 14.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 55.10% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £118 £135
% change year-on-year -10.63% -12.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 27 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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 Colchester. 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
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 33 49 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 97.06% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 12
Median daily rate £375 £370 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -11.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Colchester

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Colchester

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Colchester

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Help Desk Analyst 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 Colchester region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Law

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft