The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank - 46 30
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.29% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £165 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
2nd Line Support
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 332 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 99.59% 95.95% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 179 151
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 21
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.15 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.60% +107.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.38 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £19.00
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 East Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) VMware