The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 July 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 Edinburgh 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 84 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £138 £151
% change year-on-year
+19.34% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +6.45%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 972 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 451 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft