The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Technical Support
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 137 134
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.14% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £288 £125 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% -46.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £125 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £255 £250
% change year-on-year -27.45% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  

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 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1835 1862
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 £510 £537 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 112
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Support in Yorkshire

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +32 15 £288 +130.00% 6
South Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Technical Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) Electronics
4 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
4 8 (36.36%) 3G
4 8 (36.36%) GPRS
4 8 (36.36%) GSM
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) VB
4 8 (36.36%) SAP
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 8 (36.36%) Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) SGSN
4 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) Android
4 8 (36.36%) LTE
4 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone

Technical 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Wireless
2 8 (36.36%) 3G
2 8 (36.36%) GPRS
2 8 (36.36%) GSM
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) LTE
2 8 (36.36%) SGSN
2 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Electronics
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 3 (13.64%) Military
4 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Android
2 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 8 (36.36%) Mac OS X
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Phone
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) PHP
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 8 (36.36%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
1 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
1 3 (13.64%) MCDST
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) AirWatch
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) MobileIron
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Xerox
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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