The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 4.76% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £165 £140
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.90%
2nd Line Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Salisbury 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
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 100.00% 97.14% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 28
Average daily rate £315 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Salisbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

2nd Line Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salisbury region that cited 2nd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam
1 1 (33.33%) VMware