Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Blackburn during the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Second Line Support
Lancashire > Blackburn
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - +4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackburn 10.53% - 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Blackburn median daily rate - - £170
Lancashire median daily rate - £150 £165
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +43.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Blackburn median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £10.00 - £10.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Blackburn. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Blackburn
Contract vacancies in Blackburn with a recognized job title 19 22 6
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 4
Blackburn median daily rate £308 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +33.33% -6.67%
10th Percentile £95 £105 £186
90th Percentile £433 £404 £356
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £375 £435
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.79% +19.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Blackburn median hourly rate £10.00 - £13.50
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.92% +7.43% +66.29%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackburn

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackburn.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Blackburn

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Blackburn

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Blackburn

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Blackburn region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackburn 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate