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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.74% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.42% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £405 £173 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £160 £135
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +0.97%
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
253 239 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 93.70% 89.51% 89.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 126 130
Average daily rate £405 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 18
Average hourly rate £12.83 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £13.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy