The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 34 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 10 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.72% 0.82% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 0.88% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 22
Average daily rate
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£123 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 - £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £170
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% -14.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 226 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 89.13% 92.62% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 123 118
Average daily rate £350 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 52
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - - - - 1
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) iPad
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) Dell
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) iPhone
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.69%) Wireless
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Handset
9 1 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (7.69%) SCCM
9 1 (7.69%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Handset
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
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