The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 108 118 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 37 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.12% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.16% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 16
Median daily rate £175 £138 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £121 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £174 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £160
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 13
Median hourly rate £14.53 £12.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.26% -10.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.58 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
2nd 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
2752 3006 2297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.26% 95.85% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2036 1371
Median daily rate £380 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 161 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Yorkshire region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

2nd 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 2nd Line Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +9 19 £200 +56.86% 4
North Yorkshire +9 10 £150 +30.43% 4
South Yorkshire -2 8 - - 1
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.94%) Windows 7
4 18 (36.73%) ITIL
5 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.41%) SCCM
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
6 10 (20.41%) WAN
6 10 (20.41%) LAN
6 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.37%) MS Office
8 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 7 (14.29%) Service Management
9 7 (14.29%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.20%) Internet
10 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
11 4 (8.16%) SLA
11 4 (8.16%) CRM
11 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (6.12%) Splunk
12 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
12 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
12 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
12 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
12 3 (6.12%) CentOS

2nd 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.37%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) LAN
1 10 (20.41%) WAN
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.04%) OpenScape
4 1 (2.04%) SMS
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.08%) NHS
1 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.04%) Handset
2 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (8.16%) CRM
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) ERP
6 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Grafana
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Novell
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Sage
5 1 (2.04%) Siemens
5 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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