The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool 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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 34 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.79% 0.87% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.91% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.85 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +2.41%
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
245 219 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.22% 95.22% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 128 77
Median daily rate £370 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £51.67 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

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

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Liverpool region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
1 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP