The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 164 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 32 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.75% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 16
Average daily rate
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£189 £155 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £234 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £161 £140
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £12.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £125.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
2nd Line Support
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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 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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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

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

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

2nd Line Support
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 across the City of London region.

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

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

2nd Line Support
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 across the City of London region.

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

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 29 (43.94%) Windows 7
4 21 (31.82%) MS Office
5 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
6 16 (24.24%) Finance
7 15 (22.73%) Citrix
7 15 (22.73%) ITIL
7 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 13 (19.70%) Windows 8
10 12 (18.18%) Blackberry
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (15.15%) Cisco
13 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.12%) UNIX
15 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.61%) DNS
15 7 (10.61%) SLA
15 7 (10.61%) VMware
15 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (9.09%) Apple
17 5 (7.58%) SAN
17 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (7.58%) WAN
17 5 (7.58%) DHCP
17 5 (7.58%) SQL
17 5 (7.58%) Retail
17 5 (7.58%) Legal

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) Lync
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.52%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) DNS
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 5 (7.58%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) LAN
3 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) NAS
4 2 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) MPLS
4 2 (3.03%) OSPF
4 2 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) WLAN
5 1 (1.52%) ADSL
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.52%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.52%) IDOL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) Redis
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Law
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.58%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.52%) SecurID
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 13 (19.70%) Windows 8
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.12%) UNIX
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) CentOS
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.06%) Service Management
4 3 (4.55%) Change Control
4 3 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.52%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.52%) Security Management
6 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.52%) Change Management
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.52%) CRM
6 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Line Management
6 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.55%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (3.03%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSD
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) CCA
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Varnish
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.52%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Citrix
3 10 (15.15%) Cisco
4 7 (10.61%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) Apple
6 4 (6.06%) McAfee
7 3 (4.55%) Remedy
7 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (3.03%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) Lotus
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Dell
8 2 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) F5
8 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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