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 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 114 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 12 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £148 £150 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £102 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £182 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £173 £165
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £11.50 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £19.00 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +7.09%
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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
2413 2992 3038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.50% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1770 1809
Median daily rate £375 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 261 236
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £40.18 £37.50
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 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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 6 £150 - 1
Norfolk +2 4 £145 -23.68% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 2 - - 1
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 26 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 East of England region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
5 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) SCCM
6 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 5 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (16.67%) vSphere
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) MS Office
6 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) SLA
7 4 (13.33%) SAN
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 4 (13.33%) CentOS
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000

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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Intranet
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.33%) Informatics
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITSM
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCA
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Dell
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Veeam
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Lotus
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) Sage
7 1 (3.33%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.33%) Wyse