Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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 Support
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.24% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate £140 - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £140 £100 £195
% change year-on-year +40.00% -48.72% +81.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.70 £11.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.87% -0.89%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year - +28.95% -20.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 792 1134 937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 94.74% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 753 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £587 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £9.65 £9.38
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Help Desk Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in South Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Sheffield - 2 £140 -
Help Desk Support
Yorkshire