The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes 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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 63 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £105 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +3.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
2nd Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 807 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.73% 97.35% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 447 519
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 47
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) German Language
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) BYOD

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) BYOD
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
1 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix