The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had 2nd Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Technician
Rank - - 248
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £103 £175
% change year-on-year
+63.41% -41.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £12.47 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+14.25% -19.53%
2nd Line Support Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

2nd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

2nd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

2nd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 2nd Line Support Technician 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 South East region featuring 2nd Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) ACMT
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation

2nd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ACMT
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) VMware