The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter - 1.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £158 £153
% change year-on-year
+20.25% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-0.17% +7.69%
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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 Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 91.79% 94.25% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 56 54
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £14.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter