The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 132 132 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 10 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £160 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £171 £138
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +23.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
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
2961 2889 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.15% 92.92% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1695 1139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 241 236
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -10 4 - - 3
Suffolk +8 3 - -
Essex -8 3 £275 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.11%) CAD
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (11.11%) Mapinfo
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) Wyse
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
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