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 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank - 44 27
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.97% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.04% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £109
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £7.19 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +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
456 384 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.20% 93.43% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 228 167
Median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.19 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Spiceworks
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Spiceworks