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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 465 429 421
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 143 191 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 78
Median daily rate £155 £160 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £105 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 62
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £18.50 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.63 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.16% +6.89%
2nd Line Support Engineer
UK

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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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
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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 -12 47 £175 +19.65% 8
South West +8 25 £154 -31.66% 1
South East -2 22 £160 +6.66% 16
North East -13 15 £150 - 3
North West -4 9 £160 -34.69% 6
East Midlands -5 9 £200 -
Yorkshire +20 7 £140 -
East of England -7 6 £143 +5.55% 2
West Midlands -15 3 - - 3
2nd Line Support Engineer
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2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 215 (79.34%) Windows
2 147 (54.24%) Active Directory
3 122 (45.02%) Windows 7
4 101 (37.27%) Microsoft
5 88 (32.47%) Windows Server
6 70 (25.83%) MS Office
7 59 (21.77%) ITIL
8 52 (19.19%) MS Exchange
9 48 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (17.34%) VMware
11 46 (16.97%) MS Excel
12 44 (16.24%) Windows XP
12 44 (16.24%) Office 365
13 39 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (14.39%) SCCM
14 38 (14.02%) Windows 8
15 35 (12.92%) Windows 10
16 32 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (10.33%) Cisco
18 27 (9.96%) Security Cleared
19 26 (9.59%) SLA
19 26 (9.59%) Blackberry
20 25 (9.23%) HP
20 25 (9.23%) LAN
21 24 (8.86%) Citrix
21 24 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (8.49%) TCP/IP
23 22 (8.12%) DNS
23 22 (8.12%) WAN
23 22 (8.12%) Retail

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 52 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (5.54%) IBM Notes
5 14 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.06%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (25.83%) MS Office
2 46 (16.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (4.06%) Eikon
2 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.24%) Office 365
2 7 (2.58%) OneDrive
3 5 (1.85%) Yammer
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.23%) LAN
2 23 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.12%) DNS
3 22 (8.12%) WAN
4 21 (7.75%) DHCP
4 21 (7.75%) Firewall
5 17 (6.27%) VPN
6 12 (4.43%) SAN
7 10 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.95%) Internet
8 8 (2.95%) Skype
8 8 (2.95%) Wireless
9 7 (2.58%) VoIP
10 6 (2.21%) VLAN
11 5 (1.85%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.11%) Intranet
13 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (8.12%) Retail
2 18 (6.64%) Banking
3 11 (4.06%) Retail Banking
4 10 (3.69%) Finance
5 6 (2.21%) Legal
6 4 (1.48%) Advertising
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.64%) Driving Licence
2 18 (6.64%) iPhone
3 16 (5.90%) iPad
4 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.69%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.48%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) BYOD
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.74%) EPoS
8 2 (0.74%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.37%) CCTV
9 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) e-Health
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 215 (79.34%) Windows
2 122 (45.02%) Windows 7
3 88 (32.47%) Windows Server
4 48 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (16.24%) Windows XP
6 39 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (14.02%) Windows 8
8 35 (12.92%) Windows 10
9 32 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (7.38%) Mac OS X
11 15 (5.54%) Linux
12 8 (2.95%) Android
13 7 (2.58%) CentOS
13 7 (2.58%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.21%) Unix
15 5 (1.85%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.85%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.77%) ITIL
2 18 (6.64%) Migration
3 8 (2.95%) Service Management
4 7 (2.58%) Asset Management
4 7 (2.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (1.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (1.48%) Fault Analysis
5 4 (1.48%) Line Management
6 3 (1.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (1.11%) CRM
6 3 (1.11%) Data Privacy
6 3 (1.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (1.11%) ITSM
6 3 (1.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (1.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (1.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (0.74%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (0.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (0.74%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.95%) C
2 6 (2.21%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.37%) VB
4 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.43%) DBS Check
2 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.58%) CCNA
4 7 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.85%) Degree
5 5 (1.85%) MCP
5 5 (1.85%) MCSE
6 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.48%) HNC
6 4 (1.48%) MCSA
7 3 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.11%) MOS
8 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CCNP
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 147 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.95%) vSphere
5 6 (2.21%) XenApp
6 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (14.39%) SCCM
2 5 (1.85%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.48%) WSUS
4 2 (0.74%) DameWare
4 2 (0.74%) Grafana
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.37%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.37%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.37%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 101 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.34%) VMware
3 28 (10.33%) Cisco
4 25 (9.23%) HP
5 24 (8.86%) Citrix
6 15 (5.54%) Lotus
7 14 (5.17%) Apple
8 12 (4.43%) Bloomberg
8 12 (4.43%) Reuters
9 9 (3.32%) LANDesk
10 8 (2.95%) Dell
11 6 (2.21%) Avaya
12 5 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.85%) Veeam
13 3 (1.11%) NetApp
13 3 (1.11%) Novell
13 3 (1.11%) Toshiba
14 2 (0.74%) Intel Security
14 2 (0.74%) Nokia
14 2 (0.74%) Remedy
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