The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 89 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 40 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.53% 1.26% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.34% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
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£213 £140 £106
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £92 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £124
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -15.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.75 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.90 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.57%
2nd Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2422 2160 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.55% 94.04% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1248 1060
Average daily rate £363 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 115 155
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.94 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -18.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
West Yorkshire +1 30 £213 +16.43% 8
South Yorkshire -7 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (35.71%) Linux
4 22 (31.43%) Incident Management
5 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.86%) CentOS
6 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
6 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
7 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 14 (20.00%) Splunk
8 14 (20.00%) ITIL
9 13 (18.57%) MS Office
9 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (15.71%) Service Management
10 11 (15.71%) VMware
10 11 (15.71%) UNIX
11 10 (14.29%) Python
12 9 (12.86%) NHS
12 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
13 8 (11.43%) Workflow
13 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
13 8 (11.43%) Citrix
14 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (8.57%) SQL
16 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
16 5 (7.14%) HP
16 5 (7.14%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Quickr
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) VoIP
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 2 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) NHS
2 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.43%) FMCG
2 1 (1.43%) iPhone
2 1 (1.43%) iPad
2 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
3 16 (22.86%) CentOS
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.71%) UNIX
8 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.86%) Debian
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Incident Management
2 14 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) Workflow
5 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (1.43%) Information Security
7 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.43%) Information Security Management
7 1 (1.43%) Security Management
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.43%) ISMS
7 1 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.43%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Python
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
3 3 (4.29%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Nagios
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.00%) Splunk
4 11 (15.71%) VMware
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
6 5 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) Lotus
7 3 (4.29%) Remedy
7 3 (4.29%) Apple
8 1 (1.43%) Sage
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec
8 1 (1.43%) Mitel
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) BMC
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Siemens
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