The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 112 95
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 16 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.40% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.41% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 22
Median daily rate £125 £125 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £164
% change year-on-year -3.33% -8.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.75 £13.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.79% -20.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.89 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  

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 1392 1948 2014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 96.29% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1345 1389
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
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 2nd Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +30 12 £125 - 4
Wakefield +1 4 £158 +26.00%
2nd Line Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) SCCM
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
8 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
9 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (26.32%) Coaching
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (21.05%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (21.05%) Android
10 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
10 4 (21.05%) BYOD
10 4 (21.05%) Office 365
11 3 (15.79%) Analytics
11 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 3 (15.79%) Xerox
11 3 (15.79%) MCDST

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Military
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) BYOD
3 3 (15.79%) e-Learning
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Coaching
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Document Management
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Xerox
5 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) Reuters
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago