Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Technical Support
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 138 136
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 12 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 0.19% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Leeds median daily rate £338 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +33.33%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £270 £300
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2171 2524 3097
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.82% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1682 2146
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £263
90th Percentile £548 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 98
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Leeds

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Leeds

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Support in Leeds

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Leeds

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) VB
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) GSM
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 8 (66.67%) 3G
1 8 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 8 (66.67%) SGSN
1 8 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) Android
1 8 (66.67%) LTE
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
1 8 (66.67%) MobileIron
1 8 (66.67%) AirWatch

Technical 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) 3G
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) GSM
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) LTE
1 8 (66.67%) SGSN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Android
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 8 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Document Management
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCDST
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) MobileIron
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Xerox