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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 89 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 17 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.42% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.44% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £180 £138 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £128 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £148 £219
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Median hourly rate £11.88 £14.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £13.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.20 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -3.70%
IT 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
1446 2040 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.57% 94.14% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1333 1056
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 86 76
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 12 £180 +44.00% 11
Wakefield +2 3 - -
Bradford +16 1 - - 3
Castleford - 1 - -
IT Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Software Licensing
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (8.70%) MS Access
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) NHS
8 2 (8.70%) Intranet
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
8 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing

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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MS Access
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Licensing
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Delphi
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Progress
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
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