The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank - 40 38
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.29% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £120 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
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
468 325 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.79% 95.59% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 204 178
Average daily rate £360 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.76 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +37.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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