The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 351 357 352
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 43 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £160 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £137 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £12.58 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £21.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 2 £218 +24.28% 5
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 38 (38.38%) MS Office
4 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
5 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (32.32%) Windows XP
6 30 (30.30%) Blackberry
7 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
9 20 (20.20%) Linux
10 18 (18.18%) ITIL
10 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 18 (18.18%) Firewall
11 16 (16.16%) IBM Notes
11 16 (16.16%) Cisco
11 16 (16.16%) Lotus
12 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (13.13%) Finance
14 12 (12.12%) DNS
14 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 11 (11.11%) Apple
15 11 (11.11%) VMware
15 11 (11.11%) Banking
16 10 (10.10%) Retail
16 10 (10.10%) Citrix
16 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (10.10%) DHCP
17 9 (9.09%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) IBM Notes
3 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.04%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.02%) IIS
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) MS Office
2 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Firewall
2 12 (12.12%) DNS
3 10 (10.10%) DHCP
4 8 (8.08%) LAN
5 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.07%) Internet
6 5 (5.05%) VoIP
6 5 (5.05%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (5.05%) NetScreen
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.04%) VLAN
7 4 (4.04%) WAN
7 4 (4.04%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) MPLS
8 2 (2.02%) PBX
8 2 (2.02%) VPN
8 2 (2.02%) Wireless
9 1 (1.01%) KiloStream
9 1 (1.01%) MegaStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Trac
2 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Retail
4 8 (8.08%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) HTML
1 5 (5.05%) CSS
2 1 (1.01%) JSP
2 1 (1.01%) EDI
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.05%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.04%) NHS
3 4 (4.04%) Interactive TV
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) iPhone
4 3 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Animation
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) GIS
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.79%) Windows
2 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
3 32 (32.32%) Windows XP
3 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (20.20%) Linux
6 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.07%) UNIX
7 7 (7.07%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.03%) Android
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (8.08%) Migration
3 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.05%) Network Management
5 2 (2.02%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.02%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.02%) Project Management
5 2 (2.02%) Service Management
5 2 (2.02%) Change Management
6 1 (1.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.01%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.01%) CRM
6 1 (1.01%) ERP
6 1 (1.01%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.01%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.01%) 3D Animation
6 1 (1.01%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.01%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) C
3 5 (5.05%) Perl
4 4 (4.04%) PHP
5 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.01%) C++
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.07%) MCP
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) MCSE
6 4 (4.04%) MCSA
6 4 (4.04%) CCNA
7 3 (3.03%) MOS
7 3 (3.03%) MCDST
7 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) Zenoss
2 4 (4.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) Cisco
2 16 (16.16%) Lotus
3 11 (11.11%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Apple
4 10 (10.10%) Citrix
5 6 (6.06%) HP
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 5 (5.05%) BMC
6 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.05%) Reuters
6 5 (5.05%) Bloomberg
6 5 (5.05%) F5
7 4 (4.04%) Remedy
8 3 (3.03%) Juniper
9 2 (2.02%) Adobe
9 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.01%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.01%) Sage
10 1 (1.01%) Mitel
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