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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 484 427 428
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 141 203 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 81
Median daily rate £150 £170 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £109 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £163
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.42 £21.55 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +9.67%
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
48072 49495 47510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.78% 94.86% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31676 32042 29250
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1871 1912
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -23 45 £144 -11.38% 12
South West +25 34 £140 -9.67% 2
South East -31 30 £143 -18.57% 16
East of England +13 12 £148 -22.36% 2
West Midlands -31 7 £110 - 3
North East -33 7 £218 +11.53%
Yorkshire -6 4 £200 +45.45% 2
North West -16 2 £175 -16.66% 1
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 23 August 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 (74.92%) Windows
2 160 (52.81%) Active Directory
3 121 (39.93%) Windows 7
4 111 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 95 (31.35%) Windows Server
6 58 (19.14%) MS Office
7 55 (18.15%) ITIL
8 51 (16.83%) VMware
9 50 (16.50%) MS Excel
9 50 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (15.84%) MS Exchange
11 40 (13.20%) Windows 8
12 39 (12.87%) Office 365
12 39 (12.87%) Windows XP
13 38 (12.54%) Citrix
14 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (10.56%) Cisco
16 31 (10.23%) HP
16 31 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (9.57%) Windows 10
18 27 (8.91%) Security Cleared
19 26 (8.58%) Firewall
19 26 (8.58%) SCCM
20 25 (8.25%) WAN
21 24 (7.92%) IBM Notes
21 24 (7.92%) Lotus
21 24 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (7.59%) Blackberry
22 23 (7.59%) SharePoint
22 23 (7.59%) SLA

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 48 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.92%) IBM Notes
3 23 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.32%) WordPress
11 3 (0.99%) IIS
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.33%) Apache
13 1 (0.33%) CMS
13 1 (0.33%) Drupal
13 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 58 (19.14%) MS Office
2 50 (16.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Eikon
2 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.87%) Office 365
2 11 (3.63%) OneDrive
3 10 (3.30%) Yammer
4 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.58%) Firewall
2 25 (8.25%) WAN
3 21 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.60%) LAN
5 19 (6.27%) DNS
6 17 (5.61%) DHCP
7 15 (4.95%) VPN
8 14 (4.62%) Internet
9 13 (4.29%) Skype
10 12 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (3.63%) SAN
12 10 (3.30%) Intranet
12 10 (3.30%) VoIP
13 9 (2.97%) Wireless
14 8 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.98%) VLAN
17 5 (1.65%) 3G
17 5 (1.65%) IP Telephony
17 5 (1.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.33%) MSI
1 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (4.62%) Finance
2 9 (2.97%) Retail
3 7 (2.31%) Banking
4 6 (1.98%) Legal
5 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Indonesian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) ADO
2 1 (0.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 18 (5.94%) Driving Licence
3 14 (4.62%) Smartphone
4 10 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.97%) NHS
6 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.31%) iPad
7 7 (2.31%) iPhone
8 6 (1.98%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.98%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.65%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.99%) e-Health
10 3 (0.99%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.99%) Informatics
11 2 (0.66%) BYOD
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 227 (74.92%) Windows
2 121 (39.93%) Windows 7
3 95 (31.35%) Windows Server
4 50 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (13.20%) Windows 8
6 39 (12.87%) Windows XP
7 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (9.57%) Windows 10
10 19 (6.27%) Linux
11 10 (3.30%) Android
11 10 (3.30%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.65%) CentOS
13 5 (1.65%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.65%) Unix
13 5 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.15%) ITIL
2 19 (6.27%) Migration
3 13 (4.29%) Service Management
4 9 (2.97%) Fault Analysis
4 9 (2.97%) Incident Management
5 7 (2.31%) Change Management
5 7 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (1.98%) CRM
7 5 (1.65%) Software Delivery
8 4 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (0.99%) Data Privacy
9 3 (0.99%) ERP
9 3 (0.99%) High Availability
9 3 (0.99%) ITSM
9 3 (0.99%) Line Management
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (0.99%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (0.99%) Project Management
9 3 (0.99%) Resource Management
9 3 (0.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.62%) SQL
2 8 (2.64%) C
3 4 (1.32%) Java
3 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.32%) PHP
4 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.33%) VB
5 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.64%) DBS Check
5 8 (2.64%) MCP
6 7 (2.31%) CCNA
7 6 (1.98%) MCSA
8 5 (1.65%) CCNP
8 5 (1.65%) MCSE
9 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.32%) MOS
10 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.99%) Degree
10 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.66%) NCDA
11 2 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.33%) MCITP
12 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.59%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (52.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.30%) XenApp
5 9 (2.97%) vSphere
6 5 (1.65%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.58%) SCCM
2 5 (1.65%) DameWare
2 5 (1.65%) WSUS
3 4 (1.32%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.66%) OpenView
5 2 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) OVSD
6 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.33%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.83%) VMware
3 38 (12.54%) Citrix
4 32 (10.56%) Cisco
5 31 (10.23%) HP
6 24 (7.92%) Lotus
7 12 (3.96%) Apple
8 11 (3.63%) Dell
9 9 (2.97%) Avaya
9 9 (2.97%) LANDesk
10 7 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.31%) Symantec
10 7 (2.31%) ThinPrint
11 6 (1.98%) Remedy
11 6 (1.98%) Veeam
12 5 (1.65%) Meraki
12 5 (1.65%) NetApp
12 5 (1.65%) Oracle
12 5 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.65%) Toshiba
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