The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 82 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 29 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 1.02% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.09% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£213 £183 £102
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +78.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.20 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £16.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.62% +3.57%
2nd 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
1740 1470 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.05% 93.45% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 880 804
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 90
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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 24 £213 +16.43% 3
Wakefield - 3 - - 2
Bradford -10 1 - - 2
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 15 (31.25%) CentOS
4 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 13 (27.08%) Ubuntu
6 13 (27.08%) Splunk
7 10 (20.83%) VMware
7 10 (20.83%) UNIX
7 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.75%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (18.75%) Service Management
9 8 (16.67%) NHS
9 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.58%) Workflow
10 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) MS Office
12 5 (10.42%) Citrix
12 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
13 4 (8.33%) Puppet
13 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Linux
3 15 (31.25%) CentOS
4 13 (27.08%) Ubuntu
5 10 (20.83%) UNIX
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.17%) Debian
11 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.75%) Service Management
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Workflow
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) Splunk
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Sage
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) Siemens
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