The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.06% 1.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £105
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +8.43%
1st Line Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 148 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.94% 93.67% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 107 136
Median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £459 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +344.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Halifax region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 1st Line 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 Halifax region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware