The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 75 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 2.09% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate £100 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £100 £105 £101
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
1st Line Support
West Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Leeds region.

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

1st Line Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 1st Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) EDI
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) FMCG
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (7.14%) NHS
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 1st Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP SD
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 16 days ago