The median contractor rate for a Help Desk Support was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 129 122
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £113 £245 £92
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.08% +165.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £112 £74
10% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £385 £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £123 £138 £133
% change year-on-year -10.90% +3.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.85 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.65 £10.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 2066 2704 2497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.00% 96.43% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1783 1575
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 113 135
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Help Desk Support in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Help Desk Support in Yorkshire

Help Desk Support
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +5 5 £130 -46.93% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £95 -
North Yorkshire +9 2 - -
Help Desk Support
England

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) NHS
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) MOS
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
8 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) Electronics

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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