The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £95 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -39.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £163
% change year-on-year - -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £190.00 - -
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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 626 662 879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.56% 94.17% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 382 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £9.65 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Glasgow

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Glasgow

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Glasgow

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware