The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 33 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.87% 0.87% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 0.90% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £145 £138
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £12.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £12.50 £8.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
IT Support
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 North Yorkshire 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
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
248 222 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 92.88% 96.94% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 129 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £17.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -21.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.95 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesbrough - 3 - -
York -1 1 - - 1
IT Support
Yorkshire

IT Support
Top 21 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Mitel
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) SLA

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware