The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 100 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -4
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.64% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £125 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £169 £140
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.21
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +12.59%
2nd Line Support Engineer
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
977 521 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.66% 95.07% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 315 278
Median daily rate £330 £373 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +12.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 61 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) AppSense
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) ThinPrint
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) 3G
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (25.00%) SMS
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Perfmon
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) AppSense
2 3 (37.50%) ThinPrint
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat