The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 110 113 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 16 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.18% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.19% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£175 £107 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.55% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £107 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £107 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £140 £125
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.80 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
2338 2129 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.27% 93.34% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1218 1119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 118 134
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 8 £225 +110.28% 9
East Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
North Yorkshire +2 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £125 - 4
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) MS Office
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) SLA
11 3 (9.38%) LAN
11 3 (9.38%) WAN
11 3 (9.38%) DHCP
11 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
12 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (6.25%) ITIL
12 2 (6.25%) Linux
12 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
12 2 (6.25%) Intranet
12 2 (6.25%) Internet
12 2 (6.25%) Citrix
12 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (6.25%) Apple
12 2 (6.25%) Change Management
12 2 (6.25%) Wireless
12 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL
1 2 (6.25%) Change Management
1 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
1 2 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.13%) Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago