Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 139 136
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
East Midlands median daily rate £110 £125 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -10.71% +81.82%
10th Percentile £99 £109 £135
90th Percentile £125 £128 £145
England median daily rate £125 £145 £150
% change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £12.23 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -5.96% +8.33%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.40 £11.06
90th Percentile £15.23 £13.24 £14.65
England median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% -24.24% +20.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,781 2,995 3,111
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.23% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,834 1,867
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +5.66%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 135 122
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +0.70% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.30 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.26 £38.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +13 5 £105 -
Lincolnshire +12 5 - -
Northamptonshire -14 2 £110 +10.00%
Derbyshire +12 1 £125 -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Help Desk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus
5 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) SAP

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) SAP