The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 75 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.11% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.12% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£185 £110 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £110 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £110 £118
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £133 £145
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.20 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +0.82%
2nd Line Support Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
931 851 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.27% 94.35% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 460 591
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Apple