The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 June 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 65 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.59% 0.70% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.72% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £175 £168 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +28.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £142 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £194 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £165
% change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 592 654
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Bristol

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Bristol

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Bristol

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
5 3 (33.33%) Toshiba
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (11.11%) VMware

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

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Toshiba
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Bristol
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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