The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Service Desk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Desk Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Service Desk Management
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 133
Contract jobs citing Service Desk Management 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -40.80% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.19 - £16.75

Service Desk Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Service Desk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Service Desk Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Management in Yorkshire

Service Desk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Management in Yorkshire

Service Desk Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Management in Yorkshire