The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 106 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 21 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.10% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.17% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
Median daily rate £125 £120 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 30
Median hourly rate £10.20 £10.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £12.00 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.48 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +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
2291 2911 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.34% 94.27% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1894 1561
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 £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 157 145
Median hourly rate £14.57 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
West Yorkshire +15 15 £125 +4.16% 5
South Yorkshire -14 5 £105 -12.50% 2
North Yorkshire +7 1 - -
1st Line Support
England

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 1st Line 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 Yorkshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.08%) MS Office
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) NHS
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.82%) SLA
7 4 (10.26%) Internet
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
7 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (10.26%) High Availability
8 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) LAN
8 3 (7.69%) WAN
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (5.13%) SQL
9 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco
9 2 (5.13%) CRM

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) NHS
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.26%) High Availability
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Mitel
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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