The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had 2nd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £173 £164
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +7.09%
2nd Line Support Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 416 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.77% 98.35% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 332 287
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 2nd Line Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware