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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 105 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 19 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 0.99% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.05% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£185 £100 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £90 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £151 £169
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £146 £170
% change year-on-year
+11.49% -14.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.75 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £20.18 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
1924 1714 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.01% 94.02% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 987 947
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 148 188
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Southampton -10 5 £163 - 1
Hook - 4 £231 -
Portsmouth 0 3 £185 +85.00% 1
Farnborough -8 1 - -
Alton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) MS Office
6 10 (30.30%) SLA
6 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
9 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
9 7 (21.21%) Security Management
9 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Broadband
10 6 (18.18%) 3G
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix
12 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (12.12%) VMware
12 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
13 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
13 3 (9.09%) QA
13 3 (9.09%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Broadband
1 6 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) UNIX
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Security Management
2 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Becrypt
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort
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