The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Technician
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Technician 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.58% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£173 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £173 - £190
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +16.70%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 294 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.93% 95.15% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 170 114
Average daily rate £350 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 47 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
2nd Line Support Technician
Hampshire

2nd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

2nd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

2nd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

2nd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

2nd Line Support Technician
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

2nd Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 2nd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
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