The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 26 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 40
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.69% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.81% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £141 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £150 £164
% change year-on-year -3.33% -8.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.09%  
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 323 442 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.88% 93.45% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 246 269
Median daily rate £355 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 33
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Gloucestershire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Gloucestershire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Gloucestershire

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CommVault
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec