The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £180 £185
% change year-on-year -13.88% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 624 612 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.15% 95.03% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 382 414
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Birmingham

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Birmingham region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) IBM