The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 133 107
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 26 12 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.31% 0.43% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.45% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 27
Median daily rate £125 £125 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £150 £163
% change year-on-year -1.66% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.83% -20.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.89 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 1925 2666 2805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.73% 96.28% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1826 1880
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 111
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +22.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £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 Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +29 16 £125 - 7
South Yorkshire +12 7 £250 - 2
North Yorkshire +9 3 £125 -
2nd Line Support
England

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

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

1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows 7
3 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (42.11%) SCCM
6 13 (34.21%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco
7 11 (28.95%) Blackberry
7 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
8 8 (21.05%) Office 365
8 8 (21.05%) Coaching
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
9 7 (18.42%) Citrix
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.42%) BYOD
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (18.42%) Android
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (15.79%) SLA
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
12 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (18.42%) VPN
2 5 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Broadband
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Billing
2 3 (7.89%) Military
3 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Blackberry
2 7 (18.42%) BYOD
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 10
4 7 (18.42%) Android
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Coaching
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Document Management
4 3 (7.89%) Logistics
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Lotus
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) Xerox
6 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Reuters
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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