The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank - 49 69
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.61% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 492 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.66% 93.36% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 277 337
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware