The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 93 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 34 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.29% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.33% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 12
Average daily rate £225 £110 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £166 £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £165 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £20.20 £137.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.90%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2472 2291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 96.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1468 1252
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 229 245
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £39.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +12 16 £244 +43.38%
Hertfordshire +11 7 £123 -23.43% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £200 +92.30% 3
Suffolk +1 3 £213 +97.67%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £175 +47.36%
Norfolk -14 1 - -
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 26 (34.67%) Windows 7
4 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
6 13 (17.33%) MS Office
7 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 9 (12.00%) Finance
8 9 (12.00%) VMware
8 9 (12.00%) SQL
9 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (10.67%) ITIL
10 7 (9.33%) Citrix
10 7 (9.33%) SCCM
10 7 (9.33%) Office 365
10 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
10 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (8.00%) SLA
11 6 (8.00%) Internet
11 6 (8.00%) LAN
11 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (8.00%) Linux
12 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
12 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Office
2 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
1 6 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (5.33%) DHCP
2 4 (5.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.33%) WAN
3 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Skype
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 26 (34.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.00%) Linux
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Solaris
6 4 (5.33%) Unix
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) HPUX
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.67%) ITIL
2 3 (4.00%) Document Management
2 3 (4.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.67%) ITSM
3 2 (2.67%) Migration
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (2.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.67%) QMS
3 2 (2.67%) Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.33%) Line Management
4 1 (1.33%) Scrum
4 1 (1.33%) Service Management
4 1 (1.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C++
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) CCNP
2 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.67%) MCP
2 2 (2.67%) MCSE
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 7 (9.33%) Citrix
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.67%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) Sophos
6 1 (1.33%) Symantec
6 1 (1.33%) Wyse
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
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