The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Analyst was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 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.

Second Line Support Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 126 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Analyst 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £150 £130 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -43.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £191 £200
% change year-on-year -18.95% -4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £29.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.41 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.40% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1678 2471 2809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.22% 94.57% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1367 1531
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 77
Median hourly rate £17.32 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.49% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

2nd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Analyst in Scotland

2nd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 2 £150 +8.10%
2nd Line Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 2nd Line Support Analyst 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 Scotland region featuring 2nd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
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%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) VMware

2nd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
1 1 (11.11%) VMware