The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 54 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.78% 1.75% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.89% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £105 £120 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.69 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.90% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £9.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.00 £11.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.45 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.34%
1st Line 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 South 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
605 475 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.24% 92.41% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 334 202
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 29
Median hourly rate £20.19 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.22% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 3 £105 -12.50% 1
Barnsley - 2 - - 1
1st Line Support
Yorkshire

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South Yorkshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft