The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 132 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 1.32% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
Median daily rate £160 £185 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £116 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £273 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £150 £168
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £11.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.40 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £18.72 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +3.22%
IT 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
2789 2802 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.67% 95.05% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1897 1341
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 118 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -5 8 £318 +118.96% 9
North Yorkshire -11 4 £150 -40.00% 2
South Yorkshire -6 2 - - 4
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Intranet
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) SLA
7 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
8 2 (6.90%) Statistics
8 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) Firewall
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Finance
8 2 (6.90%) Publishing
8 2 (6.90%) NHS
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint

IT 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
1 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.90%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.45%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Software Licensing
2 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Security Management
3 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Spiceworks
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