The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 81 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.60% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £22.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+544.44% +69.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec