The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Basingstoke region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 40 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.58% 0.93% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.98% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
2nd Line Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 204 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 93.08% 94.88% 89.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 103 110
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 15
Median hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Basingstoke region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Basingstoke region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Basingstoke region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) CA
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) StarTeam
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Borland
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Borland
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat