The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank 120 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 24 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 1.13% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.21% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£87 £100 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £73 £83 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £107 £127
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £100 £105
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £7.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £11.00 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
1st Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2692 2397 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.41% 93.56% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1512 961
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 120 140
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Yorkshire region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
West Yorkshire 0 14 £87 -12.62% 6
North Yorkshire -11 1 - -
1st Line Support
England

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 1st 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 1st Line Support in their job title.

1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (30.00%) MS Office
6 13 (26.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.00%) ITIL
9 7 (14.00%) SLA
10 5 (10.00%) Citrix
11 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (8.00%) NHS
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.00%) LAN
12 3 (6.00%) WAN
12 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (4.00%) iPhone
13 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (2.00%) Nokia
14 1 (2.00%) Benchmarking
14 1 (2.00%) Service Management
14 1 (2.00%) Finance
14 1 (2.00%) Legal
14 1 (2.00%) VMware
14 1 (2.00%) VPN
14 1 (2.00%) Cisco
14 1 (2.00%) OpenView

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 1st 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 1st Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Office
2 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Legal
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
1 1 (2.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (26.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.00%) Service Management
4 1 (2.00%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) OVSD
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) Nokia
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Polycom
3 1 (2.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago