The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex 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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 52 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.44% 1.08% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.12% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £223 £220 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £116 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £324 £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £168 £160
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.47% +9.85%
2nd Line Support
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 626 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.12% 96.31% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 365 229
Median daily rate £324 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Essex

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Essex region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SAP

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Case Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Infor
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead
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