Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Third Line Support
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 171 155
Rank change year-on-year +36 -16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 18 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.29% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
West Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £263 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +31.25% -36.00%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £163
90th Percentile £403 £336 £291
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £270 £269
% change year-on-year +1.85% +0.47% -10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.75
10th Percentile £17.50 - £17.38
90th Percentile £20.50 - £20.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -22.45% +30.67% +13.64%

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 2789 3949 3953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.42% 96.51% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1885 2700 2622
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 100 146
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.10 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.53% -11.00% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.25 £8.50 £8.76
90th Percentile £29.07 £19.58 £37.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in West Yorkshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Leeds +24 14 £288 -0.86% 1
Wakefield - 2 £275 -
Keighley - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
Yorkshire

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (61.11%) Wireless
4 11 (61.11%) Electronics
4 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (61.11%) Programme Management
4 11 (61.11%) Marketing
4 11 (61.11%) SGSN
4 11 (61.11%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
4 11 (61.11%) Android
4 11 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (61.11%) Mac OS X
4 11 (61.11%) 3G
4 11 (61.11%) GPRS
4 11 (61.11%) GSM
4 11 (61.11%) SAP
4 11 (61.11%) Unix
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 11 (61.11%) VB
4 11 (61.11%) LTE
4 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Phone
4 11 (61.11%) MobileIron
4 11 (61.11%) AirWatch

3rd 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) LAN
1 13 (72.22%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) 3G
2 11 (61.11%) GPRS
2 11 (61.11%) GSM
2 11 (61.11%) LTE
2 11 (61.11%) SGSN
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Electronics
2 11 (61.11%) Manufacturing
2 11 (61.11%) Marketing
2 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Android
2 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
2 11 (61.11%) Mac OS X
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Phone
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (61.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
1 11 (61.11%) PowerShell
1 11 (61.11%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) AirWatch
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) MobileIron
1 11 (61.11%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) VMware