The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands 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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 81 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 19 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 2.14% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.23% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Median daily rate £178 £160 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -32.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £158 £170
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.38 £16.75 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +6.89%
2nd Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1566 1483 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.90% 96.11% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 896 837
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £232 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 79 104
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £8.50 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £20.00 £21.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -9 7 £230 +70.37% 3
Leicestershire 0 5 £138 +2.80%
Derbyshire +1 4 £200 -
Lincolnshire -5 2 £170 -18.07%
Nottinghamshire -15 1 - - 1
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 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 East Midlands region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
6 4 (13.79%) SCCM
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
7 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.34%) MS Office
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
7 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
8 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) DNS
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) PABX
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.45%) CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Mitel
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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