The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 134 142
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.069% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.071% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £138
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £121 £135
% change year-on-year -9.27% -10.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.50 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +22.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in the South West

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the South West

Help Desk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Analyst in the South West

Help Desk Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Bristol +1 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Help Desk Analyst
England

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South West region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) CMDB
5 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (7.14%) Service Management
9 1 (7.14%) ITSM
9 1 (7.14%) Military

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix