The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 105 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 14 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.41% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.44% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £100 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £100 £125
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Average hourly rate £9.38 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £11.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -
1st Line 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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1958 1580 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.49% 93.33% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1027 718
Average daily rate £350 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 61
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Leeds -17 11 - - 1
Halifax -2 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
1st Line Support
Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support in their job title.

1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (13.33%) NHS
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
10 3 (10.00%) iPhone
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.67%) LAN
11 2 (6.67%) WAN
11 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
11 2 (6.67%) Citrix
12 1 (3.33%) E-Procurement
12 1 (3.33%) Legal
12 1 (3.33%) Retail
12 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (3.33%) Google
12 1 (3.33%) SQL
12 1 (3.33%) Apple
12 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 1st Line 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 1st Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
1 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) E-Procurement
3 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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