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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 366 367 357
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 29 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 5
Average daily rate
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£185 £168 £131
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £139 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £155 £150
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £13.24 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.75 £32.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +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
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +2 1 - - 2
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 76 (82.61%) Windows
2 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
3 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
4 36 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 35 (38.04%) MS Office
6 33 (35.87%) Windows XP
7 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (29.35%) Blackberry
9 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
11 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.39%) ITIL
13 14 (15.22%) Linux
13 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (14.13%) IBM Notes
14 13 (14.13%) Lotus
15 12 (13.04%) Cisco
15 12 (13.04%) Firewall
16 11 (11.96%) VMware
16 11 (11.96%) Apple
17 10 (10.87%) Banking
17 10 (10.87%) Retail
17 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
18 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (9.78%) Citrix
18 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
18 9 (9.78%) DNS
19 8 (8.70%) LAN
19 8 (8.70%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.13%) IBM Notes
4 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (38.04%) MS Office
2 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 9 (9.78%) DNS
2 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.70%) LAN
4 7 (7.61%) DHCP
5 5 (5.43%) VoIP
5 5 (5.43%) Internet
6 4 (4.35%) WAN
6 4 (4.35%) VLAN
6 4 (4.35%) SAN
7 2 (2.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.17%) PBX
7 2 (2.17%) VPN
7 2 (2.17%) MPLS
8 1 (1.09%) DSL
8 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.09%) 3G
8 1 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) Broadband
8 1 (1.09%) KiloStream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Trac
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.87%) Banking
1 10 (10.87%) Retail
2 8 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) JSP
2 1 (1.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.43%) NHS
3 3 (3.26%) Interactive TV
3 3 (3.26%) iPhone
3 3 (3.26%) iPad
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Animation
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) PACS
5 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 76 (82.61%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 33 (35.87%) Windows XP
4 30 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.22%) Linux
7 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.52%) UNIX
9 5 (5.43%) Mac OS
9 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.26%) Android
12 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (7.61%) Migration
3 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.17%) Project Management
4 2 (2.17%) Service Management
4 2 (2.17%) Change Management
4 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.09%) CRM
5 1 (1.09%) ERP
5 1 (1.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.09%) Time Management
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (1.09%) 3D Animation
5 1 (1.09%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) Perl
2 4 (4.35%) C
3 3 (3.26%) PHP
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.52%) MCP
3 6 (6.52%) MCSE
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) MCSA
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (3.26%) MOS
6 3 (3.26%) MCDST
7 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) VCP4
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) KVM
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) Zenoss
2 3 (3.26%) Nagios
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (44.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Lotus
3 12 (13.04%) Cisco
4 11 (11.96%) Apple
4 11 (11.96%) VMware
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix
6 6 (6.52%) HP
7 4 (4.35%) Reuters
7 4 (4.35%) Bloomberg
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle
8 3 (3.26%) Remedy
8 3 (3.26%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) Adobe
9 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.09%) Mitel
10 1 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (1.09%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.09%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.09%) Fidessa
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