The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 66 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 31 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.83% 0.60% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.63% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
Average daily rate
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£186 £110 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £94 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £124 £131
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Average hourly rate £14.10 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £11.50 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.44 £15.10 £14.78
% change year-on-year
-4.40% +2.21%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1581 1423 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.27% 94.11% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 747 1000
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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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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 +21 29 £193 - 9
Bradford -4 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
3 15 (34.88%) CentOS
3 15 (34.88%) Splunk
4 14 (32.56%) Service Management
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
6 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
6 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
6 12 (27.91%) Workflow
7 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) VMware Server
8 9 (20.93%) SAN
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.95%) UNIX
10 6 (13.95%) MS Office
10 6 (13.95%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.63%) ITIL
12 4 (9.30%) NHS
12 4 (9.30%) Firewall
12 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
2 15 (34.88%) CentOS
3 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Service Management
2 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
2 12 (27.91%) Workflow
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) QMS
5 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Server
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
1 15 (34.88%) Splunk
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Lotus
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £240 - £250 Per Day NB. shifts of 4 days on/off
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago