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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 388 382 400
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 40 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 13
Average daily rate
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£165 £170 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £226 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £178 £135
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 4 £195 +11.42% 3
Hounslow - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
3 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
4 51 (54.26%) Windows 7
5 47 (50.00%) MS Office
6 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
7 29 (30.85%) Windows XP
8 27 (28.72%) ITIL
9 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
10 18 (19.15%) Windows 8
11 17 (18.09%) Citrix
12 16 (17.02%) Blackberry
13 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (14.89%) VMware
14 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.77%) MCSE
16 11 (11.70%) LAN
17 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
17 10 (10.64%) SLA
17 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
17 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (9.57%) Office 365
18 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (9.57%) DNS
19 8 (8.51%) CCNA
19 8 (8.51%) DHCP
19 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (8.51%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.32%) Lync
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (50.00%) MS Office
2 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.06%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) LAN
2 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.57%) DNS
4 8 (8.51%) DHCP
5 5 (5.32%) SAN
5 5 (5.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.32%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) VoIP
6 4 (4.26%) WAN
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (3.19%) Wireless
8 2 (2.13%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.13%) VLAN
8 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.13%) MPLS
8 2 (2.13%) OSPF
8 2 (2.13%) BGP
9 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
1 7 (7.45%) French Language
2 6 (6.38%) Law
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) German Language
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.51%) iPad
4 6 (6.38%) NHS
5 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.26%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 81 (86.17%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) Windows 7
3 29 (30.85%) Windows XP
4 18 (19.15%) Windows 8
5 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.38%) Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.38%) UNIX
8 5 (5.32%) Android
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
2 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
3 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.19%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.13%) Coaching
5 2 (2.13%) CRM
5 2 (2.13%) Service Management
5 2 (2.13%) Security Management
5 2 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.06%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.06%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.06%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.06%) Time Management
6 1 (1.06%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.06%) Change Control
6 1 (1.06%) Migration
6 1 (1.06%) Change Management
6 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.77%) MCSE
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.51%) CCNA
5 6 (6.38%) MCP
5 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) MCITP
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) CCNP
7 2 (2.13%) MCDST
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) DameWare
2 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.06%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) Citrix
3 14 (14.89%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) Remedy
5 5 (5.32%) Apple
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 5 (5.32%) Dell
6 4 (4.26%) HP
7 3 (3.19%) Avaya
7 3 (3.19%) Polycom
7 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (2.13%) McAfee
8 2 (2.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.13%) Juniper
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle
8 2 (2.13%) Symantec
8 2 (2.13%) Sage
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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