The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Suffolk 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Analyst
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £185 £110
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +68.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.52%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 187 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.46% 97.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 123 135
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Analyst
East of England

2nd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

2nd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

2nd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

2nd Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft