The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 54 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.38 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +15.78%

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
497 489 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.26% 93.14% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 326 196
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Yorkshire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Doncaster - 2 £156 -
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification

2nd 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam