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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 78 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 26 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.54% 0.95% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.02% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £105 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £101 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £109 £107
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.88 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.00 £17.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+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
1568 1473 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.78% 93.46% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 861 804
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 54 76
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.64 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.93 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 20 November 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 0 23 £225 +114.28% 5
Wakefield - 2 - - 1
Bradford -6 1 - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) CentOS
3 18 (35.29%) Splunk
4 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 16 (31.37%) Ubuntu
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) Python
8 12 (23.53%) Service Management
8 12 (23.53%) VMware
8 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 11 (21.57%) UNIX
9 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (19.61%) Workflow
11 9 (17.65%) NHS
11 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
13 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
13 7 (13.73%) SQL
13 7 (13.73%) MS Office
13 7 (13.73%) ITIL
13 7 (13.73%) Citrix
14 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
15 4 (7.84%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) SAN
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.96%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) iPad
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) CentOS
4 16 (31.37%) Ubuntu
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.57%) UNIX
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.92%) Debian
11 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 12 (23.53%) Service Management
3 10 (19.61%) Workflow
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.96%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Nagios
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Splunk
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Sage
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) BMC
6 1 (1.96%) Siemens
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