The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Technician
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £156 £190
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
2nd Line Support Technician
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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1926 1560 1922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.54% 93.25% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1094 919 1014
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 132 190
Average hourly rate £15.06 £15.17 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -20.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £35.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

2nd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Technician within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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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
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
2nd Line Support Technician
South East

2nd Line Support Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) NHS

2nd Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware