The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support
Rank 64 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.30% 2.00% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 2.07% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £363 £175 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £173 £160
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 483 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.22% 96.79% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 311 220
Median daily rate £400 £368 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 38
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.55% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £17.50 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Crawley -5 1 - - 1
2nd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West Sussex region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Extranet
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) XenServer
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Wyse
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Lotus
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (9.09%) Wyse