The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England 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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 117 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £125 £195 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £171 £169
% change year-on-year
-6.56% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +12.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2027 2248 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 95.34% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1346 1505
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 224 203
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 3 £125 -32.43%
Bedfordshire +6 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £125 -37.50% 3
Essex -2 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £160 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 East of England region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy