The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 63 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.23% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.30%
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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 Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
846 741 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.53% 93.44% 90.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 542 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £35.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) MS Office
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Office 365
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Lync
9 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (9.09%) McAfee
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (9.09%) DHCP
9 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 2 (9.09%) SLA
9 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
10 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
10 1 (4.55%) SCCM
10 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Lync
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago