The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire 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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £145
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.47%
2nd Line Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
397 412 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.43% 93.00% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 257 307
Median daily rate £398 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 47
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.00% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Lancashire region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft