The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Technician
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool - - 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £133 £160 -
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
2nd Line Support Technician
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Blackpool 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
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 95.42% 78.26% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 12 27
Average daily rate £400 £223 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.41% -33.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £95 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £463 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Technician in the job title across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool