Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £117 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.70% 0.72% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.76% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £117 £134 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -37.06% -
10th Percentile £91 £119 £194
90th Percentile £294 £174 £231
Yorkshire median daily rate £138 £138 £125
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -41.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +22.32% -12.25%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.85 £11.29
90th Percentile £15.00 £21.13 £18.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.57 £12.50
% change year-on-year -2.51% +16.52% -7.41%

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 814 1,054 972
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.21% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 672 676
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £566
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 61
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £15.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.70% +25.72% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £33.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.98% +4.58%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 - 5 £117 -
Doncaster -5 1 - - 2
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco