The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Technician
Rank - 140 129
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £165 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £165 £175
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3699 3452 2871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.53% 94.81% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1950 1541
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 188
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

2nd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

2nd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the North West

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

2nd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North West region featuring 2nd Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft