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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 49 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.44% 1.47% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £120 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.99 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +15.78%

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
423 317 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.56% 93.51% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 186 153
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NHS

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix