The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - 118 103
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £13.70 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+71.53% -14.64%
Support Specialist
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
1975 2004 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.25% 95.02% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1377 1088
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 62 58
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Support Specialist 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 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus