The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 13 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.11% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £155 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Median hourly rate £11.38 £12.50 £10.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.66%

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
1406 1887 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.50% 96.18% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 1273 1125
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 60 73
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.45 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 +13 10 £155 - 5
IT Support
Yorkshire

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) MS Office
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) NHS
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Electronics
8 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) SLA
8 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) MS Access
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing

IT 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Project Management
1 3 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.17%) Web Development
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SAP