Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 113 159
Rank change year-on-year -30 +46 -20
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 50 77 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.76% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.82% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £215 £145 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £105
90th Percentile £248 £196 £280
England median daily rate £163 £148 £160
% change year-on-year +10.17% -7.81% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -2.51% +12.04%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.73 £19.95 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.29
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.86% +1.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,684 4,230 5,267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.86% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,144 2,802 3,392
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 137 201
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +3.34%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.42
90th Percentile £36.05 £36.79 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £18.45
% change year-on-year -0.67% +0.95% +3.83%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
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 in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -25 34 £220 +39.68% 4
North Yorkshire -7 7 £125 - 1
South Yorkshire -9 6 £250 +10.01% 3
East Yorkshire +3 3 - -
2nd Line Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.00%) Office 365
6 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) Banking
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Citrix
7 6 (12.00%) Retail Banking
7 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (6.00%) SCCM
10 3 (6.00%) Logistics
10 3 (6.00%) MCP
10 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DHCP
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) VoIP
2 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) e-Health
3 2 (4.00%) LIMS
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) PACS
3 2 (4.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) CCTV
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.00%) Logistics
5 2 (4.00%) Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Health Informatics
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Informatics
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Storage Management
6 1 (2.00%) Coaching
6 1 (2.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) MCP
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCDST
5 1 (2.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) Apple
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) Sophos
5 1 (2.00%) Webroot
5 1 (2.00%) Xerox