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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support
Rank 83 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 37 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 0.90% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.96% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £115 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £102 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £134
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £140 £153
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £13.20 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £95.25 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
2193 2074 2547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.24% 93.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1120 1357
Average daily rate £340 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 133 138
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

2nd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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 +14 25 £200 +81.81% 14
South Yorkshire +5 7 - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
2nd Line Support
England

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
3 27 (35.06%) Windows XP
4 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
5 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (28.57%) CentOS
7 21 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (25.97%) Service Management
8 20 (25.97%) Splunk
9 19 (24.68%) VMware
10 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
10 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
11 17 (22.08%) Python
12 16 (20.78%) Workflow
13 14 (18.18%) Linux
14 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
15 12 (15.58%) MS Office
15 12 (15.58%) SAN
16 11 (14.29%) ITIL
17 10 (12.99%) VMware Server
18 9 (11.69%) NHS
19 8 (10.39%) Citrix
20 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
21 6 (7.79%) UNIX
21 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
21 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
22 5 (6.49%) SCCM
22 5 (6.49%) HP
23 4 (5.19%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.60%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.30%) Quickr
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) SAN
2 4 (5.19%) LAN
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
4 2 (2.60%) Intranet
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MSI
1 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Publishing
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) NHS
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (83.12%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows XP
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.57%) CentOS
5 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
7 14 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (7.79%) UNIX
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.30%) Debian
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Service Management
2 18 (23.38%) Incident Management
3 16 (20.78%) Workflow
4 11 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 2 (2.60%) Information Security
6 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.60%) Validation
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.60%) ISMS
6 2 (2.60%) QMS
6 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.60%) Project Management
6 2 (2.60%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) Information Security Management
6 2 (2.60%) Security Management
7 1 (1.30%) ERP
7 1 (1.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware Server
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 2 (2.60%) XenServer
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.97%) Splunk
3 19 (24.68%) VMware
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 5 (6.49%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) Lotus
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Apple
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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