The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had 2nd Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank 160 201 185
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 11
Median daily rate £125 £223 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +45.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £164 £166 £153
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +6.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +0.34%
2nd Line Support Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3257 5619 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.87% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4360 3966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 City of London region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware