The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 44 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.50% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £135 £160
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.99 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-17.72% +17.24%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
373 241 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.72% 94.51% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 126 281
Average daily rate £350 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 30
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
2nd Line Support Engineer
South West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cheltenham - 1 - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP