The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 104 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 25 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.66% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.76% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £150 £120 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £106 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £150 £135
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £17.60 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2454 1987 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.45% 94.26% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1000 1209
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 140 104
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.52 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -25 12 £150 +25.00% 6
South Yorkshire +6 6 £130 - 1
North Yorkshire -8 3 £163 -
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
4 25 (46.30%) Windows XP
5 17 (31.48%) ITIL
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (12.96%) MS Office
9 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (11.11%) HP
10 5 (9.26%) LAN
10 5 (9.26%) Service Management
10 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.41%) SCCM
11 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
11 4 (7.41%) SLA
11 4 (7.41%) Lotus
11 4 (7.41%) NHS
12 3 (5.56%) Internet
12 3 (5.56%) Cisco
12 3 (5.56%) WAN
12 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
12 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (5.56%) Remedy
12 3 (5.56%) Information Security
12 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
12 3 (5.56%) Security Management

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MSI
1 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 25 (46.30%) Windows XP
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Service Management
2 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.56%) Information Security
3 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
3 3 (5.56%) Security Management
3 3 (5.56%) ISMS
3 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.70%) Validation
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.70%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Lotus
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Remedy
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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