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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
England / Yorkshire
Rank 111 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 16 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.96% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.00% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 14
Median daily rate £173 £130 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £174 £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.10 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.20 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.50 £16.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%

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
2130 2709 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.95% 95.83% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1768 1574
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 104 121
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.20 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +7 9 £180 +44.00% 6
South Yorkshire -1 4 £156 -26.47% 1
North Yorkshire +12 3 £125 -21.87% 1
2nd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (90.24%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
3 24 (58.54%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) SCCM
5 10 (24.39%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) MS Office
6 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
6 7 (17.07%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.20%) SLA
8 5 (12.20%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
9 4 (9.76%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 4 (9.76%) SAN
9 4 (9.76%) Firewall
9 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (9.76%) Office 365
10 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
10 3 (7.32%) NetApp
10 3 (7.32%) Novell
10 3 (7.32%) SQL

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
3 4 (9.76%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) SMS
5 1 (2.44%) ADSL
5 1 (2.44%) Broadband
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.44%) Back Office
1 1 (2.44%) Games
1 1 (2.44%) Law
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.88%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.88%) Service Management
3 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.44%) Case Management
3 1 (2.44%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (2.44%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.44%) ERP
3 1 (2.44%) Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.44%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.44%) Threat Management
3 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) NetApp
5 3 (7.32%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard