The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 98 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.80% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.84% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £120 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £10.20 £9.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1419 1552 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.27% 94.92% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 1113 686
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Leeds region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) MCP
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) MCSE
7 2 (11.11%) MCSA
7 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.11%) DameWare
7 2 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSA
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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