Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £133 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 19 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 46 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.43% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.24% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Northampton median daily rate £133 £150 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +11.11% -27.03%
10th Percentile £122 £150 £100
90th Percentile £145 £150 £229
Northamptonshire median daily rate £135 £150 £135
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -27.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Northampton median hourly rate - £18.38 -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £17.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 442 563 504
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.42% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 425 348
Northampton median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £281 £249
90th Percentile £538 £575 £566
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 27
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.55% -24.14%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.00 £19.40 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -14.29%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Northampton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Northampton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Northampton

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northampton region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft