The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 96 99 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -44
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 11 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.64% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.67% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Median daily rate £210 £300 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £172 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £160
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +32.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
2nd 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
1432 1631 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.43% 94.83% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 1159 644
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Leeds region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Leeds region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Office 365
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Electronics
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office

2nd 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) DameWare
2 1 (4.55%) Grafana
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Equitrac
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Novell
4 1 (4.55%) Sage