The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 25 June 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 23
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 7.50% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.57% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £168 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £150 £163
% change year-on-year -1.66% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 35 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.59% 87.50% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 63
Median daily rate £390 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £795 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton

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

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix