Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 35 53
Rank change year-on-year -55 +18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 6 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.75% 5.37% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 5.52% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Essex median daily rate - £178 -
East of England median daily rate £213 £235 £160
% change year-on-year -9.57% +46.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 42 35
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £24.75 £19.28 £19.50
East of England 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 Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 773 851 1159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.15% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 503 653
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £214 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 149 157
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.65
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Help Desk Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Help Desk Analyst in Essex

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Colchester -3 5 - -
Help Desk Analyst
East of England

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft