The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 471 454 441
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 147 186 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 92 79
Median daily rate £150 £170 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £106 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £170
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 48
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
2nd Line Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
London +10 45 £165 -9.58% 17
South West +28 37 £140 -9.67% 8
South East -16 21 £140 -20.00% 9
East of England +11 11 £150 +30.43% 5
West Midlands -11 9 £115 - 2
Yorkshire +10 7 £150 +17.64%
North East -18 7 £196 -8.72% 1
East Midlands -13 5 £275 +155.81% 1
North West -21 5 £173 -17.85% 6
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2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 England region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 227 (76.69%) Windows
2 170 (57.43%) Active Directory
3 126 (42.57%) Windows 7
4 107 (36.15%) Microsoft
5 86 (29.05%) Windows Server
6 62 (20.95%) MS Office
7 59 (19.93%) ITIL
8 49 (16.55%) MS Excel
8 49 (16.55%) Office 365
9 47 (15.88%) VMware
10 46 (15.54%) Windows 8
11 43 (14.53%) Windows XP
11 43 (14.53%) MS Exchange
12 40 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (11.15%) Citrix
14 32 (10.81%) SCCM
15 31 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (10.14%) Windows 10
16 30 (10.14%) HP
17 28 (9.46%) Cisco
17 28 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (8.45%) Security Cleared
19 24 (8.11%) WAN
20 22 (7.43%) SLA
20 22 (7.43%) LAN
20 22 (7.43%) Blackberry
21 21 (7.09%) Lotus
21 21 (7.09%) IBM Notes
22 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
22 19 (6.42%) Firewall

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 43 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.09%) IBM Notes
3 19 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.05%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.01%) IIS
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.34%) Apache
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (20.95%) MS Office
2 49 (16.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Eikon
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.55%) Office 365
2 10 (3.38%) Yammer
3 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.04%) OneDrive
4 6 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.11%) WAN
2 22 (7.43%) LAN
3 19 (6.42%) Firewall
4 17 (5.74%) DHCP
4 17 (5.74%) DNS
4 17 (5.74%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.05%) VPN
6 11 (3.72%) Internet
6 11 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (3.72%) SAN
6 11 (3.72%) Skype
7 9 (3.04%) VoIP
8 7 (2.36%) Intranet
9 6 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.03%) VLAN
9 6 (2.03%) Wireless
10 5 (1.69%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.35%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 15 (5.07%) Finance
2 14 (4.73%) Retail
3 10 (3.38%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Legal
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Indonesian Language
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) .NET
1 1 (0.34%) ADO
1 1 (0.34%) CSS
1 1 (0.34%) HTML
1 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.43%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.74%) Smartphone
3 15 (5.07%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.39%) iPhone
5 10 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.04%) iPad
6 9 (3.04%) NHS
7 5 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.01%) Health Informatics
9 3 (1.01%) Informatics
10 2 (0.68%) BYOD
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.34%) e-Health
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 227 (76.69%) Windows
2 126 (42.57%) Windows 7
3 86 (29.05%) Windows Server
4 46 (15.54%) Windows 8
5 43 (14.53%) Windows XP
6 40 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (10.14%) Windows 10
9 28 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.73%) Linux
11 13 (4.39%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.38%) Android
13 7 (2.36%) CentOS
14 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.69%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.35%) Unix
16 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.35%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.93%) ITIL
2 18 (6.08%) Migration
3 10 (3.38%) Service Management
4 7 (2.36%) CRM
4 7 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (2.36%) Fault Analysis
5 6 (2.03%) Asset Management
5 6 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (1.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (1.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (1.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (1.01%) Change Management
8 3 (1.01%) ERP
8 3 (1.01%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (1.01%) ITSM
8 3 (1.01%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (1.01%) Project Management
8 3 (1.01%) Resource Management
8 3 (1.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.04%) SQL
2 8 (2.70%) C
3 4 (1.35%) Java
3 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.35%) PHP
4 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.04%) CCNA
4 9 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.70%) DBS Check
6 7 (2.36%) MCP
7 6 (2.03%) Degree
7 6 (2.03%) MCSE
8 5 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.35%) MCSA
10 3 (1.01%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.01%) MOS
11 2 (0.68%) CCNP
11 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) HNC
12 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.34%) MCITP
12 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.70%) vSphere
4 8 (2.70%) XenApp
5 3 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.68%) XenServer
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (10.81%) SCCM
2 5 (1.69%) WSUS
3 3 (1.01%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.01%) DameWare
3 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.68%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (0.68%) Grafana
4 2 (0.68%) Nagios
4 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.34%) OpenView
5 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.34%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.88%) VMware
3 33 (11.15%) Citrix
4 30 (10.14%) HP
5 28 (9.46%) Cisco
6 21 (7.09%) Lotus
7 14 (4.73%) Apple
8 10 (3.38%) Dell
9 9 (3.04%) LANDesk
10 7 (2.36%) Avaya
10 7 (2.36%) Bloomberg
10 7 (2.36%) Reuters
11 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.69%) Veeam
13 4 (1.35%) Meraki
13 4 (1.35%) Remedy
13 4 (1.35%) Symantec
14 3 (1.01%) NetApp
14 3 (1.01%) Toshiba
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