The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Technician 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 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Technician
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £171 £160 £190
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1562 1430 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.20% 95.08% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 747 1002
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 79
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
2nd Line Support Technician
Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Technician in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Technician across the West Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Technician across the West Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Technician
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 2nd Line Support Technician within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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 - 2 £170 -
Mirfield - - - -
2nd Line Support Technician
Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS

2nd Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) VMware