The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 11 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 64 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£145 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £135 £160
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +17.24%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
701 650 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.48% 92.59% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 297 338
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 76 125
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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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
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Cambridge -3 3 £145 - 2
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Lync
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) MOS
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) VMware