The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £110 £90 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +29.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £100 £135
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1292 1827 1693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.71% 96.16% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1232 1070
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in West Yorkshire

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 1 £110 +22.22%
1st Line Support Analyst
Yorkshire

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 1st Line Support Analyst 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 West Yorkshire region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft