The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 102 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 20 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.94% 0.78% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.84% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
Average daily rate
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£175 £173 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +72.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £122 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £226 £146
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.20 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.88 £20.80 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.44 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -4.40%
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 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
1973 1911 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.72% 93.49% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1114 904
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 108 158
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Portsmouth +2 5 - -
Southampton -5 4 £180 +10.76% 1
Basingstoke -6 4 - - 1
Winchester - 2 - -
Havant +2 1 £150 -14.28%
Aldershot -2 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Alton - 1 £170 -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 5 (16.67%) SLA
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) MCSA
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 3 (10.00%) CA
9 3 (10.00%) Office 365
10 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.67%) BYOD
10 2 (6.67%) vSphere
10 2 (6.67%) Acronis
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
10 2 (6.67%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) 3G
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) EPoS
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
1 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (6.67%) iPhone
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) BYOD
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Server Building
4 1 (3.33%) Security Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MOS
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Acronis
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.33%) Mitel
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £8 - £10 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago