The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 City of London 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 200 188 219
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £145 £160 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £135.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.03% +938.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
London

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

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.09%) Dell
10 2 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) VPN
10 2 (9.09%) Apple
10 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Firewall
11 1 (4.55%) Back Office
11 1 (4.55%) Law
11 1 (4.55%) Scrum

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Release Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Dell
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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