The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.41% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +5.45%
2nd Line Support Engineer
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 574 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.27% 94.56% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 286 355
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft