The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 137 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.64% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.67% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £300 £255 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +46.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £188 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £300 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £228
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +93.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.49 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Technical 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
2752 3006 2297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.26% 95.85% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2036 1371
Median daily rate £380 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 161 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.88%
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%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Yorkshire 0 2 £388 -
West Yorkshire -7 2 £315 +23.52% 4
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Technical Support
England

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) ThinApp
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (8.33%) PaaS
7 1 (8.33%) SCOM
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) IaaS
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013

Technical 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) ThinApp
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk