The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 146 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 16 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 33
Median daily rate £175 £153 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £228 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £158 £170
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +44.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.26 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +5.24%
2nd Line Support
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

2nd Line Support
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 in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 City of London region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) MS Office
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Apple
6 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
10 4 (17.39%) Android
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
11 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (13.04%) SCCM
11 3 (13.04%) Retail
11 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
12 2 (8.70%) SLA
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco

2nd Line Support 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) PBX
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Apple
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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