The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 20 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.96% 1.33% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.42% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £90 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £110 £130
% change year-on-year +4.54% -15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -19.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £11.80
% change year-on-year +6.27% +1.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 94 141 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.38% 94.00% 99.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 92 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +68.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Bradford

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Bradford

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Bradford

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 1st Line 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 Bradford region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft