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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 490 422 417
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 133 200 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 70
Median daily rate £150 £168 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £255 £232
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £174 £160
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 57 46
Median hourly rate £14.66 £17.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.76% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £13.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £21.55 £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
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 £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 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -28 43 £150 -6.25% 17
South East -16 35 £150 -13.66% 17
South West +9 24 £150 +3.44% 8
East of England +16 16 £170 -8.10% 1
North East -47 6 £218 +24.28%
West Midlands -32 4 £108 - 1
Yorkshire -14 3 £150 +16.50% 4
North West -12 2 - - 4
2nd Line Support Engineer
UK

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 226 (76.87%) Windows
2 159 (54.08%) Active Directory
3 120 (40.82%) Windows 7
4 110 (37.41%) Microsoft
5 89 (30.27%) Windows Server
6 61 (20.75%) MS Office
7 48 (16.33%) ITIL
7 48 (16.33%) VMware
7 48 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (15.99%) MS Exchange
9 44 (14.97%) MS Excel
10 40 (13.61%) Citrix
10 40 (13.61%) Windows 8
11 39 (13.27%) Office 365
12 37 (12.59%) Windows XP
13 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (11.22%) Cisco
15 32 (10.88%) Windows 10
16 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
17 26 (8.84%) HP
17 26 (8.84%) SharePoint
17 26 (8.84%) Firewall
18 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (8.50%) SCCM
19 24 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (8.16%) SLA
20 23 (7.82%) WAN
21 20 (6.80%) SC Cleared
21 20 (6.80%) Lotus
21 20 (6.80%) TCP/IP

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 47 (15.99%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.80%) IBM Notes
4 14 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.42%) Skype for Business
6 12 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.70%) WordPress
10 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.02%) IIS
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) Apache
13 1 (0.34%) Drupal
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (20.75%) MS Office
2 44 (14.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.36%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.02%) 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 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Eikon
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.27%) Office 365
2 12 (4.08%) OneDrive
3 9 (3.06%) Yammer
4 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.84%) Firewall
2 23 (7.82%) WAN
3 20 (6.80%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.46%) DNS
5 18 (6.12%) LAN
6 15 (5.10%) DHCP
6 15 (5.10%) VPN
7 14 (4.76%) Internet
8 13 (4.42%) Skype
9 12 (4.08%) Intranet
9 12 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (3.74%) SAN
11 10 (3.40%) VoIP
11 10 (3.40%) Wireless
12 9 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.70%) 3G
14 5 (1.70%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.70%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
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 14 (4.76%) Finance
2 7 (2.38%) Retail
3 5 (1.70%) Legal
4 4 (1.36%) Banking
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
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%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.34%) ADO
2 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.78%) Driving Licence
2 16 (5.44%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.74%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.74%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.06%) NHS
5 7 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.70%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.36%) iPad
7 4 (1.36%) iPhone
8 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.02%) e-Health
8 3 (1.02%) Health Informatics
8 3 (1.02%) Informatics
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 226 (76.87%) Windows
2 120 (40.82%) Windows 7
3 89 (30.27%) Windows Server
4 48 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (13.61%) Windows 8
6 37 (12.59%) Windows XP
7 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (10.88%) Windows 10
9 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (6.80%) Linux
11 9 (3.06%) Android
11 9 (3.06%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.38%) Unix
13 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.70%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.70%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.70%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.36%) CentOS
15 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.33%) ITIL
2 18 (6.12%) Migration
3 12 (4.08%) Service Management
4 9 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (3.06%) Incident Management
5 8 (2.72%) Fault Analysis
6 7 (2.38%) Change Management
7 6 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.04%) Software Delivery
8 5 (1.70%) CRM
9 4 (1.36%) Problem Management
9 4 (1.36%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.02%) Change Control
10 3 (1.02%) Data Privacy
10 3 (1.02%) ERP
10 3 (1.02%) High Availability
10 3 (1.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (1.02%) Project Management
10 3 (1.02%) Resource Management
10 3 (1.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.76%) SQL
2 6 (2.04%) C
3 4 (1.36%) Java
3 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.36%) PHP
4 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.72%) MCP
6 7 (2.38%) CCNA
6 7 (2.38%) MCSA
7 6 (2.04%) MCSE
8 5 (1.70%) CCNP
8 5 (1.70%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.02%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.02%) Degree
9 3 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.68%) MCITP
10 2 (0.68%) MOS
10 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 159 (54.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.74%) XenApp
5 9 (3.06%) vSphere
6 6 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.02%) XenServer
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (8.50%) SCCM
2 5 (1.70%) DameWare
2 5 (1.70%) WSUS
3 4 (1.36%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.68%) OpenView
5 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
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
1 110 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.33%) VMware
3 40 (13.61%) Citrix
4 33 (11.22%) Cisco
5 26 (8.84%) HP
6 20 (6.80%) Lotus
7 9 (3.06%) Apple
7 9 (3.06%) Dell
7 9 (3.06%) Oracle
8 8 (2.72%) Symantec
9 7 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.38%) Remedy
9 7 (2.38%) ThinPrint
10 6 (2.04%) Avaya
10 6 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.04%) Veeam
11 5 (1.70%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.70%) Meraki
11 5 (1.70%) NetApp
12 4 (1.36%) BMC
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