Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Second Line Support
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 135 107
Rank change year-on-year +30 -28 -24
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 24 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.12% 0.63% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.66% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 29
Leeds median daily rate £125 £181 £217
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.75% -16.82% +17.30%
10th Percentile £113 £108 £115
90th Percentile £153 £240 £266
West Yorkshire median daily rate £125 £153 £200
% change year-on-year -18.17% -23.63% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.27% -37.14% +32.58%
10th Percentile £17.28 £10.20 £11.53
90th Percentile £23.85 £13.75 £20.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £11.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.34% -32.57% +34.62%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2105 2885 2783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.04% 96.30% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 2028 1920
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £285 £290 £238
90th Percentile £545 £575 £506
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 80
Leeds median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -1.94% -15.02%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £28.41 £18.18 £32.45
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.38 £13.60
% change year-on-year +13.94% -8.97% +4.58%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Leeds

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Leeds

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Leeds

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 2nd 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 Leeds region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) VPN
6 9 (37.50%) Banking
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (37.50%) Android
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) BYOD
7 8 (33.33%) Coaching
8 7 (29.17%) SLA
9 6 (25.00%) Lotus
9 6 (25.00%) IBM Notes
9 6 (25.00%) Mac OS
10 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 3 (12.50%) Office 365
12 3 (12.50%) Analytics
12 3 (12.50%) Eikon

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eikon
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
1 9 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
2 3 (12.50%) Military
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
2 8 (33.33%) BYOD
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) e-Learning
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Android
4 6 (25.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
3 3 (12.50%) Document Management
3 3 (12.50%) Logistics
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCDST
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Lotus
5 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
5 3 (12.50%) Reuters
5 3 (12.50%) Xerox
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
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