The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
Rank 86 91 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £281 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +18.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £274 £269 £250
% change year-on-year +1.86% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -22.00% +5.26%  

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 1003 1378 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.28% 96.63% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 961 716
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Leeds

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Veeam
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Linux

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix