Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 > Devon
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.09% 1.64% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.72% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Devon median daily rate £140 £133 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% -19.23% +6.45%
10th Percentile £135 £118 £102
90th Percentile £145 £153 £209
South West median daily rate £140 £140 £150
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 - £165.00
10th Percentile £10.45 - £157.50
90th Percentile £15.40 - £172.50
South West median hourly rate £13.70 £13.70 £17.25
% change year-on-year - -20.58% -1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 414 524 466
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.59% 95.27% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 290 287
Devon median daily rate £375 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% +11.07% -
10th Percentile £185 £157 £163
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 40
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +95.80% -43.25%
10th Percentile £9.35 £14.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.60 £48.36
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +3.77% -11.67%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Devon

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Devon

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Devon

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Devon region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +11 4 - -
2nd Line Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware