The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 56 48 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.13% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £150 £115 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +1.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  

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 496 533 824
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.30% 92.70% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 298 486
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Glasgow

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Chat Support
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec