The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham 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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 43 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 1 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.22% 0.45% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.46% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
2nd Line Support
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
439 437 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.70% 98.20% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 257 116
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 27
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £13.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Nottingham region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware