The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £166 £138
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1213 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.58% 92.38% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 690 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 78
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 1 - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft