Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 27 July 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.32% 1.84% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.93% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Exeter median daily rate £158 £205 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.17% +46.43% +5.66%
10th Percentile £119 £193 £130
90th Percentile £168 £218 £150
Devon median daily rate £164 £205 £140
% change year-on-year -20.12% +46.43% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Exeter median hourly rate - - £21.00
Devon median hourly rate - - £12.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 323 207 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 93.62% 95.39% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 119 134
Exeter median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £207 £173 £200
90th Percentile £475 £463 £438
Devon median daily rate £397 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.50% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 6
Exeter median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -46.90% +72.86%
10th Percentile £38.63 £10.80 £14.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £33.75 £40.00
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +71.05% +4.11%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Exeter

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Exeter

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Exeter

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Exeter region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) CAD
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos