The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wakefield region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 10 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.13% - 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £150 £168
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
IT Support
West 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 Wakefield 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
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 97.87% 100.00% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 7
Median daily rate £313 £310 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +67.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £245 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +300.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wakefield region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VLE
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Progress
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard