The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 141 126
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.035% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.036% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £145 - £125
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £206
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £180 £180
% change year-on-year -13.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.87% -3.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2741 2513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1822 1577
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
South Yorkshire - 2 £165 -
West Yorkshire +8 1 £125 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £125 - 1
2nd Line Support Analyst
England

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 2nd 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 Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) OpenView
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) ADSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) LexisNexis
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard