The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 141
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.074% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £150 £133
% change year-on-year +8.33% +13.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.13 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +4.16% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1923 2711 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.73% 96.31% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1858 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +22.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Help Desk Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Support in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Help Desk Support in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Help Desk Support 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 Yorkshire region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
5 3 (27.27%) MOS
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Lotus
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
1 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
1 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware