The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 54 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.11% 1.24% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.30% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £148 £230 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% +26.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £145 £135
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.88 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £13.05 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £13.45 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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 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
515 463 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.02% 95.86% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 306 202
Median daily rate £400 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 -25 3 £148 -50.83% 3
Doncaster +7 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - - 2
Barnsley - 1 - -
IT Support
Yorkshire

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Peregrine
3 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

IT 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Peregrine
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks
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