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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 32 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.35% 0.35% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.39% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £320 - £152
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £148 £140
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
2nd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

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
259 256 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.21% 90.14% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 105 132
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 39
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos