The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 24 33
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £213 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £160 £169
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 135 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.02% 95.07% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 87 151
Median daily rate £375 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

2nd Line Support
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 across the Suffolk region.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk