The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 91 77
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 26 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.20% 0.92% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.96% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
Median daily rate £160 £163 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £124 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £194 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.75 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £16.75 £18.50
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 2nd Line Support in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Surrey

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leatherhead +27 3 - - 1
Guildford +4 3 £210 -
Farnham - 3 £123 - 1
Chertsey - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £150 -
Reigate - 1 £160 -
2nd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) MS Office
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) LAN
6 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.45%) SCCM
8 9 (20.45%) Office 365
9 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 6 (13.64%) VMware
10 6 (13.64%) Dell
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
11 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
11 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
11 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
11 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
11 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
11 5 (11.36%) VPN
12 4 (9.09%) Back Office
12 4 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (9.09%) DHCP
12 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.09%) Citrix
12 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) LAN
1 11 (25.00%) WAN
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) VPN
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) 3G
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.09%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
1 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
2 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) iPad
3 3 (6.82%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Security Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Dell
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Altiris
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Meraki
6 1 (2.27%) Polycom
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
Farnham, Surrey
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