Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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.

IT Support
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 149 189
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40 -60
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 28 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.95% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £190 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +32.17% -10.16%
10th Percentile £123 £105 £113
90th Percentile £235 £232 £238
England median daily rate £157 £160 £175
% change year-on-year -1.72% -8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -11.61% +35.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £14.38 £23.75 £19.20
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.50

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 4,265 4,642 5,720
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.09% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,811 2,981 3,752
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £544 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 207 299
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.14
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Yorkshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Yorkshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Yorkshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Yorkshire

IT 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 IT Support within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -10 17 £200 +11.11% 35
North Yorkshire +2 6 £218 +8.75% 12
South Yorkshire +3 3 £130 -16.13% 9
East Yorkshire -1 2 £220 - 4
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT 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 IT Support in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.71%) Unix
9 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) System Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Time Management

IT 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.57%) IT Audit
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Intel
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam