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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 462 424 423
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 150 202 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 75 71
Median daily rate £150 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £112 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £247 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £168 £150
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 64 37
Median hourly rate £15.32 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.55 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.23 £16.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-20.33% +18.57%
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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 -6 52 £160 +3.22% 11
South East -11 36 £150 -11.76% 9
South West +20 29 £140 -5.08% 9
East of England +14 11 £180 -2.70% 3
North East -58 7 £224 +27.85% 1
West Midlands -23 6 £108 -46.25%
North West -18 5 - - 6
Yorkshire +1 4 £101 -32.98% 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 30 June 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.

1 221 (75.68%) Windows
2 166 (56.85%) Active Directory
3 119 (40.75%) Windows 7
4 106 (36.30%) Microsoft
5 82 (28.08%) Windows Server
6 63 (21.58%) MS Office
7 50 (17.12%) ITIL
8 42 (14.38%) MS Excel
9 40 (13.70%) Windows XP
10 39 (13.36%) Citrix
11 38 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (12.67%) MS Exchange
12 37 (12.67%) VMware
13 36 (12.33%) Windows 8
14 35 (11.99%) Cisco
15 30 (10.27%) Office 365
16 28 (9.59%) Security Cleared
17 26 (8.90%) SCCM
18 25 (8.56%) Windows 10
19 23 (7.88%) Blackberry
19 23 (7.88%) Lotus
19 23 (7.88%) SLA
19 23 (7.88%) IBM Notes
20 22 (7.53%) SharePoint
21 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (7.19%) Firewall
21 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 20 (6.85%) SC Cleared
22 20 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 20 (6.85%) WAN

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 37 (12.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.88%) IBM Notes
3 22 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.42%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.71%) WordPress
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.03%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 63 (21.58%) MS Office
2 42 (14.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.37%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Eikon
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.27%) Office 365
2 10 (3.42%) OneDrive
3 8 (2.74%) Yammer
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.19%) Firewall
2 20 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.85%) WAN
3 19 (6.51%) DNS
4 16 (5.48%) DHCP
5 15 (5.14%) LAN
6 14 (4.79%) Internet
7 12 (4.11%) Intranet
7 12 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (4.11%) VPN
8 11 (3.77%) Skype
9 9 (3.08%) VoIP
9 9 (3.08%) Wireless
10 8 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.40%) SAN
11 7 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.05%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.71%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.37%) 3G
14 4 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.34%) MSI
1 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (6.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.42%) Retail
3 8 (2.74%) Banking
4 7 (2.40%) Legal
5 3 (1.03%) Advertising
5 3 (1.03%) Law
5 3 (1.03%) Marketing
5 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Front Office
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Indonesian Language
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.88%) Blackberry
2 16 (5.48%) Driving Licence
3 15 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.42%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.08%) NHS
6 7 (2.40%) iPhone
7 6 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.05%) iPad
8 5 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.71%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.71%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.03%) e-Health
10 3 (1.03%) Health Informatics
10 3 (1.03%) Informatics
10 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.68%) BYOD
11 2 (0.68%) Clustering
11 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 221 (75.68%) Windows
2 119 (40.75%) Windows 7
3 82 (28.08%) Windows Server
4 40 (13.70%) Windows XP
5 38 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (12.33%) Windows 8
7 25 (8.56%) Windows 10
8 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (5.14%) Linux
10 12 (4.11%) Android
11 8 (2.74%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.71%) Unix
13 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.37%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.12%) ITIL
2 15 (5.14%) Migration
3 12 (4.11%) Service Management
4 11 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 8 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (2.40%) Change Management
6 7 (2.40%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (2.05%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (1.71%) Software Delivery
9 4 (1.37%) CRM
9 4 (1.37%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.03%) Change Control
10 3 (1.03%) ERP
10 3 (1.03%) High Availability
10 3 (1.03%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.03%) Resource Management
10 3 (1.03%) Web Development
11 2 (0.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.45%) SQL
2 6 (2.05%) C
3 4 (1.37%) Java
3 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.37%) PHP
4 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.74%) CCNA
6 7 (2.40%) MCP
7 6 (2.05%) CCNP
7 6 (2.05%) MCSE
8 5 (1.71%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.71%) MCSA
9 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.03%) Degree
9 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.03%) MCITP
10 2 (0.68%) CCA
10 2 (0.68%) MCDST
10 2 (0.68%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (56.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.42%) XenApp
5 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.05%) vSphere
6 5 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.03%) XenServer
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (8.90%) SCCM
2 5 (1.71%) DameWare
3 4 (1.37%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.68%) OpenView
5 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.68%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) OVSD
6 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.36%) Citrix
3 37 (12.67%) VMware
4 35 (11.99%) Cisco
5 23 (7.88%) Lotus
6 19 (6.51%) HP
7 12 (4.11%) Apple
8 9 (3.08%) Oracle
9 8 (2.74%) Symantec
10 7 (2.40%) Remedy
10 7 (2.40%) ThinPrint
11 6 (2.05%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.71%) Avaya
12 5 (1.71%) BMC
12 5 (1.71%) Dell
12 5 (1.71%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.71%) Meraki
12 5 (1.71%) NetApp
12 5 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (1.37%) Adobe
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