Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £163 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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.

Technical Support
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 158 205
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.66% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.68% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £163 £220 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.14% -22.81% +21.28%
10th Percentile £116 £108 £164
90th Percentile £254 £372 £357
England median daily rate £263 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £100.00 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +604.23% - -
England median hourly rate £18.51 £14.28 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -18.43% +4.48%

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 4,728 4,098 5,604
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,635 3,754
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 130 171
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.91 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.01 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 6 months to 16 August 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 -40 5 £213 -26.09% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £150 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Technical Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) SMS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) NsoIT
3 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) NsoIT
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Xerox