The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had 2nd Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank 145 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £118 £230 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.91% +87.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £230 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £230 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.17 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -2.45%
2nd Line Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2738 2878 2497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.56% 95.46% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1463 1374
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £118 -
2nd Line Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Scotland region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) assyst
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Apple
7 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) Front Office
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow