The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 354 359 346
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 49 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 24
Median daily rate £170 £150 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £109 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £171 £170
% change year-on-year
-6.56% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £24.30 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +10.34%

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hammersmith +1 2 £158 +31.25%
City of London -19 2 £145 -31.76% 5
Uxbridge -3 1 £175 +42.85%
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 London region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
3 44 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 44 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 38 (38.38%) MS Office
5 28 (28.28%) Office 365
6 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 27 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 22 (22.22%) ITIL
7 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 21 (21.21%) Retail
9 19 (19.19%) Banking
9 19 (19.19%) Blackberry
9 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 17 (17.17%) iPhone
12 16 (16.16%) Mac OS X
13 14 (14.14%) Lotus
13 14 (14.14%) IBM Notes
14 13 (13.13%) Reuters
14 13 (13.13%) Bloomberg
14 13 (13.13%) iPad
14 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
15 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (12.12%) Eikon
15 12 (12.12%) Windows 10
15 12 (12.12%) LAN
15 12 (12.12%) Retail Banking
16 11 (11.11%) DNS
16 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) IBM Notes
3 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) MS Office
2 27 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Eikon
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Office 365
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) OneDrive
3 4 (4.04%) Yammer
4 3 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) LAN
2 11 (11.11%) DNS
3 10 (10.10%) DHCP
3 10 (10.10%) WAN
4 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.08%) VPN
5 7 (7.07%) Skype
5 7 (7.07%) Wireless
6 5 (5.05%) Firewall
7 3 (3.03%) Internet
7 3 (3.03%) VoIP
8 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.02%) SAN
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
8 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.01%) 3G
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.01%) NAS
9 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.01%) MS Access
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (21.21%) Retail
2 19 (19.19%) Banking
3 12 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 10 (10.10%) Finance
5 6 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Blackberry
2 17 (17.17%) iPhone
3 13 (13.13%) iPad
4 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.02%) BYOD
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 44 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 16 (16.16%) Mac OS X
7 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
8 12 (12.12%) Windows 10
9 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (8.08%) Android
11 6 (6.06%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (6.06%) Migration
3 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.04%) ITSM
4 3 (3.03%) Change Management
4 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.03%) Service Management
5 2 (2.02%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.02%) CRM
5 2 (2.02%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.01%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.01%) Coaching
6 1 (1.01%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.01%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.01%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.01%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) C
3 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.01%) VB
3 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.04%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.01%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 44 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) Lotus
3 13 (13.13%) Bloomberg
3 13 (13.13%) Reuters
4 10 (10.10%) VMware
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco
6 7 (7.07%) Apple
6 7 (7.07%) Citrix
6 7 (7.07%) HP
7 3 (3.03%) Dell
7 3 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.03%) Toshiba
8 2 (2.02%) Avaya
8 2 (2.02%) Canon
8 2 (2.02%) Google
8 2 (2.02%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.01%) Altiris
9 1 (1.01%) CommVault
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
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