The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bracknell region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 27 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.81% 5.06% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 5.91% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £138 £151
% change year-on-year
+19.34% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +6.45%
Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 220 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.88% 85.60% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 89 47
Average daily rate £330 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.38 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.55% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SMS
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft