The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 91 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£310 - £102
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 - £104
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £150 £131
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £12.29
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.86%
IT 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
1064 935 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.80% 95.31% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 589 337
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
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