The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire 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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 30 56 29
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.63% 0.26% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.27% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £154 £160
% change year-on-year
-1.62% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 365 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.48% 96.31% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 77
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.25 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Telford +24 1 - - 1
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Shropshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Telford, Shropshire
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