The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 24 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 Swindon 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.69% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £153 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £140 £135
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 251 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.35% 95.80% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 198 246
Average daily rate £400 £409 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.63 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
2nd Line Support
Wiltshire

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) SAP EBP
3 1 (20.00%) LSMW
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP EBP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco