The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 23 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.09% 0.40% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.42% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £190 - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £155
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 354 479 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 96.72% 96.77% 98.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 236 217
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 15
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £47.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Nottingham

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Nottingham

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Nottingham region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware