The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £140 £170
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.11 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -9.72%
2nd Line Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Blackpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Blackpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
135 179 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Blackpool 91.22% 89.95% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 131 5
Average daily rate £375 £408 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +29.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £224 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.83% +16.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Blackpool region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense