Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £133 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 17 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.33% 1.70% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.80% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £133 £140 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +19.15% -50.53%
10th Percentile £114 £118 £97
90th Percentile £158 £200 £275
South West median daily rate £140 £153 £155
% change year-on-year -8.20% -1.61% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £20.00 £43.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.49% +120.51% +50.00%
South West median hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £17.13
% change year-on-year -18.13% -6.57% +14.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1212 1225 1424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.59% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 862 958
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 58
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.68% +68.18% +2.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.78
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Wiltshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Wiltshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Wiltshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 12 £133 +6.00%
Chippenham +1 2 £140 -
Trowbridge +5 1 - -
Melksham - 1 - -
2nd Line Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) iPhone
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (5.88%) SCCM
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (5.88%) iPad
7 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco