The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 99 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £290 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +17.50%
3rd 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
1464 1288 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.94% 94.78% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 896 799
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Advertising
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) ThinApp
6 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Skype
7 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) SAN

3rd 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle