The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 West Sussex 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 40 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% 1.37% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.47% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £150 £153 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £135
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +8.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 409 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.28% 93.38% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 251 289
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.50 £32.50
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 West Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex 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
Crawley +5 1 - - 2
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Worthing - - - -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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