The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 96 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.77% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.75% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £165 £175 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £135
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1870 1595 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.08% 93.49% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 954 815
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 163 216
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
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 across the Hampshire region.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
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 across the Hampshire region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

2nd Line Support
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -9 5 £165 -
Basingstoke +18 3 - -
Fareham - - - -
New Milton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Hook - - - -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) MS Office
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
11 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (14.29%) QA
12 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
12 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
12 4 (14.29%) Becrypt
12 4 (14.29%) Symantec
12 4 (14.29%) McAfee
12 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 3 (10.71%) Wireless
13 3 (10.71%) DNS
13 3 (10.71%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (57.14%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Wireless
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Becrypt
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec
3 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Polycom
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