The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 169 205 197
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £185 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £165
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +7.09%
2nd Line Support Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3345 5238 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.16% 95.05% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 4088 4008
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 77 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £10.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.60 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Yammer
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple