Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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.

IT Support
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 147 125
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.30% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.31% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 16
Leeds median daily rate £563 £163 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +246.15% -26.14% +45.45%
10th Percentile £556 £99 £126
90th Percentile £569 £424 £469
West Yorkshire median daily rate £563 £161 £220
% change year-on-year +248.84% -26.70% +62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Leeds median hourly rate £14.25 £9.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -11.76% +0.99%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.58 £9.10
90th Percentile £17.13 £11.74 £18.97
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £9.15 £13.87
% change year-on-year +55.74% -34.03% +37.33%

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 2110 2873 2793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.00% 96.28% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 2014 1928
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £286 £291 £238
90th Percentile £550 £575 £507
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 82
Leeds median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -1.94% -15.02%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.40 £8.94
90th Percentile £31.21 £17.95 £31.18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £12.18 £13.87
% change year-on-year +10.31% -12.22% +6.69%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Leeds

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Leeds

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Leeds

IT Support Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

IT 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Sage