The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 83 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 5 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 1.20% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.26% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
Median daily rate £170 £130 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £95 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £187 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £155 £160
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
2nd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1122 1354 1289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.06% 95.22% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 797 743
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 68
Median hourly rate £17.40 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.74 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +2 2 £195 +65.95% 1
Weybridge +2 1 - -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £145 - 1
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 2nd Line Support 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 Surrey region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
4 14 (53.85%) MS Office
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (34.62%) SCCM
7 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
8 7 (26.92%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) MCP
11 4 (15.38%) MCSE
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Service Management
11 4 (15.38%) MCDST
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
11 4 (15.38%) XenApp
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
12 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
12 3 (11.54%) Meraki
12 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Intranet
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Android
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITSM
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCDST
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Meraki
4 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.85%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Wyse