Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 5 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 12.20% 55.56% 33.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.82% 56.96% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Colchester median daily rate - - -
Essex median daily rate - £178 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 44 35
Colchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £18.83 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Colchester
Contract vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 39 79 101
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 97.53% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 54
Colchester median daily rate £469 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £366 £163 £275
90th Percentile £550 £494 £496
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 49 40
Colchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £14.75 £15.75 £15.23
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.70 £19.50
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.95 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.88% +8.31% +42.17%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings that featured Help Desk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

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 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8

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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft