Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 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.

IT Support
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.36% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.87% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £130 £110 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -51.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £88 £102 £131
90th Percentile £157 £175 £256
Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £200 £145
% change year-on-year - +37.93% -15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.04% +149.83%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% +7.84%

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 801 1150 942
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 95.12% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 764 628
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 55 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.98 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in South Yorkshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in South Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in South Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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 +13 2 £124 +12.50%
Doncaster -1 1 £130 -
IT Support
Yorkshire

IT Support Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Yorkshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

IT 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam