Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 123 149
Rank change year-on-year -65 +26 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 15 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 1.34% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.39% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
East of England median daily rate £213 £235 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +46.88% +6.67%
England median daily rate £149 £150 £135
% change year-on-year -0.73% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 56 50
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £11.57 £10.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £20.25 £18.38 £19.50
England median hourly rate £13.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.98% +7.14% -0.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Help Desk Analyst in the East of England

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £213 -9.57%
Essex -56 6 - -
Suffolk - 2 £213 -
Hertfordshire -17 1 - -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (6.67%) MS Access
9 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (6.67%) DHCP
9 1 (6.67%) DNS
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) LDAP
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Release Management
9 1 (6.67%) Time Management
9 1 (6.67%) CentOS

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft