Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £227 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire 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.

Second Line Support
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 10 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.22% 0.84% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.88% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £227 £129 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.50% -23.13% -
10th Percentile £138 £117 £139
90th Percentile £316 £138 £190
Yorkshire median daily rate £145 £150 £130
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -40.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.25 £12.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.56% +24.36% -12.25%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £17.25 £23.75 £17.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.51% +12.04% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 792 1134 937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 94.74% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 753 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £587 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £9.65 £9.38
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in South Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in South Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in South Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in South Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 10 £227 -
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (50.00%) BYOD
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (30.00%) Lotus
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Eikon

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (30.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Broadband
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) BYOD
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters