The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £145 £150
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
2nd Line Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
209 126 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.45% 95.45% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 74 92
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.49 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £175.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool