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 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 - 94 80
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £160 £135
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +0.97%
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
1016 1241 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.76% 95.54% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 562 591
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 61
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £21.50
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 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft