The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 35 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.04% 1.40% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.59% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£173 - £153
UK excluding London average daily rate £171 £178 £135
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
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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 Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
263 189 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 91.00% 87.91% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 123 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.90 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £65.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy