The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 29 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.34% 1.27% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Warwickshire median daily rate £115 £108 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -  
West Midlands median daily rate £120 £175 £148
% change year-on-year -31.42% +18.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.72% +65.38%  
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.76% +4.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 279 450 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 93.62% 94.94% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 937 606
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.01% +14.00%  
10th Percentile £115 £219 £210
90th Percentile £521 £550 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 94 80
Warwickshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.02% -17.89%  
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.05 £32.63 £29.82
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Warwickshire

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warwickshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Google
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec