The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had 2nd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 32 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.54% 1.05% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 1.09% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £90
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £154 £160
% change year-on-year
-1.62% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 275 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.03% 96.49% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 137 179
Median daily rate £300 £278 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leicestershire region that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kegworth - 3 £150 -
Leicester +8 1 £100 -
Hinckley - 1 £125 -
2nd Line Support
East Midlands

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) e-Learning

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Moodle
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP