Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 0.72% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Glasgow median daily rate £130 £143 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.77% -18.57% +34.62%
Scotland median daily rate £130 £160 £123
% change year-on-year -18.75% +30.61% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £21.00 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +804.76% -88.80% +1239.29%
10th Percentile £18.75 £19.50 £186.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £22.50 £188.75
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £21.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +22.02% +12.00% +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1259 1063 1624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 95.08% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 568 842
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Human Resource 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
2 1 (7.69%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) VMware