The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support 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 Surrey 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
Rank 74 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 23 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 1.09% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.18% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate £121 £175 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £175 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £135
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £27.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1378 1183 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.30% 92.21% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 571 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 119
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +2 6 £190 - 1
Woking -17 1 £115 -34.28%
Godalming - 1 £123 -
Camberley - 1 - -
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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

1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
5 8 (20.51%) VPN
6 7 (17.95%) MS Office
6 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
6 7 (17.95%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Degree
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix
8 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.26%) Dutch Language
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
10 3 (7.69%) MCSE
10 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard
10 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (5.13%) Kaspersky
11 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (5.13%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (5.13%) Internet
11 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.13%) LAN
11 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (5.13%) Novell
11 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Broadband
4 1 (2.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (10.26%) Dutch Language
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) NetWare
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.13%) Migration
2 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL
2 1 (2.56%) EAM
2 1 (2.56%) Service Management
2 1 (2.56%) DRM
2 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (2.56%) Time Management
2 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard
4 2 (5.13%) Kaspersky
4 2 (5.13%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.56%) Infor
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Premier Group
Posted: 26 days ago
Redhill
Premier Group
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 27 days ago