Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £126 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 April 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 Analyst
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 141 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
East Midlands median daily rate £126 £150 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.83% -6.25% -32.63%
10th Percentile £123 £134 £85
90th Percentile £129 £150 £283
England median daily rate £170 £175 £165
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 - £15.50
10th Percentile £12.13 - £14.75
90th Percentile £12.38 - £16.25
England median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +12.90% -3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,840 2,970 3,028
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.65% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,740 1,793 1,768
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £210 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 133 130
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.33 £14.20 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +0.71% +4.44%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.40 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £39.33
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Leicestershire +8 3 £128 -15.00% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £125 - 1
Northamptonshire +4 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
2nd Line Support Analyst
England

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 East Midlands region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Lotus
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware