Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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 Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 170 181
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.033% 0.029% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.030% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £180 -
Yorkshire median daily rate £90 £180 -
% change year-on-year -50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £10.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £10.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2939 3362 4250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.22% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2027 2175 2869
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 107 176
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.85 £25.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.88 £13.75 £13.60
% change year-on-year +8.18% +1.14% +0.70%

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in West Yorkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Engineer in West Yorkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Leeds +6 1 - -
Help Desk Engineer
Yorkshire

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Help Desk Engineer 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft