The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 96 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 11 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.18% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £125 £120 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £10.20 £10.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £9.36 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £12.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
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
1476 2029 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.60% 94.20% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1326 1068
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Leeds -2 5 £125 +4.16% 8
Bradford +13 3 - -
Brighouse - 2 - -
Batley - 1 - -
1st Line Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 1st Line 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 West Yorkshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) NHS
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec
8 2 (8.00%) Mitel
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) Skype
8 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (4.00%) Relational Database

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) High Availability
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Mitel
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £8.00 - £12.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.75 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago