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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 35 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.83% 0.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.25%
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
338 355 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.89% 91.97% 90.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 211 155
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 27
Average hourly rate £15.39 £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley +7 1 - -
Sheffield +7 1 - -
IT Support
Yorkshire

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) DataStage
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Mitel
7 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) COREP

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DataStage
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
1 1 (11.11%) COREP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss