The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry 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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 40 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.56% 1.86% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £166 £115 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.91% -51.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.68 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.20%
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 301 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.55% 93.48% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 173 179
Median daily rate £400 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 42
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.56% +39.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Coventry region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
2 5 (45.45%) MCP
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Billing
5 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Thin Client

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix