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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 119 124 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 23 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.98% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £213 £225 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £90 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £164
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.40 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.86 £13.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.23 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -0.18%
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
2722 3055 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.42% 95.74% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 2071 1379
Median daily rate £378 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 164 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.51%
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%

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 25 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 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 +10 9 £275 - 5
North Yorkshire -3 8 £150 -3.22% 2
South Yorkshire -5 3 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.95%) MS Office
6 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.79%) VMware
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) Service Management
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) SLA
9 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.53%) ITSM
9 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.53%) Software Licensing
10 3 (7.89%) Finance
10 3 (7.89%) Publishing
10 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (7.89%) Intranet
10 3 (7.89%) Internet
10 3 (7.89%) Remedy
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.89%) SQL

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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
1 2 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Service Management
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.26%) ERP
4 2 (5.26%) Password Management
4 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
5 1 (2.63%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) BMC
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.63%) Progress
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard