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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 102 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 22 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.00% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Average daily rate
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£170 £185 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £143 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £241 £151
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £165 £146
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.20 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £116.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
2054 1897 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.49% 92.04% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1122 992
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 112 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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
Basingstoke - 5 - -
Portsmouth +1 4 - -
Southampton -2 3 - -
Winchester - 2 £238 - 2
Havant +7 1 £150 -14.28%
Farnborough -2 1 £150 - 2
Alton - 1 £170 -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) MS Office
5 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) VMware
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) SCCM
9 4 (12.12%) CA
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
9 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) VPN
10 3 (9.09%) DNS
10 3 (9.09%) SLA
10 3 (9.09%) WAN
10 3 (9.09%) C
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (9.09%) Citrix
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ERwin
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 1 (3.03%) CRM
2 1 (3.03%) ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Time Management
2 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) CA
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.06%) Acronis
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
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