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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank - 21 20
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £173 £160
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

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
349 122 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.21% 98.39% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 43 52
Median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.01% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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