The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 2nd Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Technician
Rank 430 - 421
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% - 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £155 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £115 £175
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -10.34%
2nd Line Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in London

2nd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in London

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 2nd Line Support Technician 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 London region featuring 2nd Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) CCA
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS

2nd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Apple