Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £133 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 25 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 61 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.65% 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 0.78% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Swindon median daily rate £133 £125 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -50.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £114 £107 £135
90th Percentile £147 £138 £275
Wiltshire median daily rate £133 £140 £118
% change year-on-year -5.36% +19.15% -50.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -53.49% +145.71% +34.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 679 637 819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.07% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 466 601
Swindon median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 30
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.45% -12.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.24
90th Percentile £30.55 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -28.57% +52.48% +16.43%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Swindon

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Swindon

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Swindon

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) iPad
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft