Period
to 8 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was £151 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 69 53
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.02% 0.25% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.26% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £151 £105 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.81% -21.43% -
East Midlands median daily rate £146 £105 £125
% change year-on-year +39.05% -16.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 - £10.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.91% +2.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 273 772 632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.92% 94.96% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 553 388
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £175 £275 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £543
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.31 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.97% +19.16% -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.20 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £18.15 £15.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% -0.80% +10.33%

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Northamptonshire

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Northamptonshire

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in Northamptonshire

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
Northampton +32 5 £151 +43.81%
Help Desk Analyst
East Midlands

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) GNVQ
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) OVSD
3 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) GNVQ
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft