Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £164 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 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.

IT Support
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 184 149
Rank change year-on-year +19 -35 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 15 29 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 25
Yorkshire median daily rate £164 £149 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.08% -32.39% +31.34%
10th Percentile £101 £82 £115
90th Percentile £321 £264 £360
England median daily rate £163 £175 £163
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.36% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +1.45%
10th Percentile £10.58 £8.58 £9.25
90th Percentile £16.10 £15.91 £13.87
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 4089 5616 5597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.01% 96.58% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2616 3768 3651
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £556 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 171 252
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.50 £8.64
90th Percentile £29.00 £33.75 £37.45
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 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
South Yorkshire +6 6 £110 -25.42% 3
West Yorkshire +15 4 £563 +248.84% 8
North Yorkshire +13 4 £198 +119.44%
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
6 2 (13.33%) Moodle
7 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Veeam
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Moodle
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) VMware