The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 134 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 14 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.66% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate £160 £135 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2931 2111 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.14% 93.45% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1078 1413
Average daily rate £373 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 246 306
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 9 £160 - 2
Cambridgeshire -20 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire -17 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
4 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
5 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
6 7 (30.43%) Lotus
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Service Management
6 7 (30.43%) Change Management
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.04%) XenApp
10 3 (13.04%) SAN
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
2 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 7 (30.43%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCDST
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Lotus
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) Retalix
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