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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 70 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.07% 0.16% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £215 £160 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £170 £164
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +12.93%

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
682 595 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.20% 93.41% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 372 219
Median daily rate £370 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 11 (52.38%) Migration
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (19.05%) SCCM
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) SLA
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 3 (14.29%) VPN
10 3 (14.29%) XenApp
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
11 2 (9.52%) ThinPrint
11 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
11 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 2 (9.52%) ITIL

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) 3G
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.76%) SMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SafeCom
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) AppSense
5 2 (9.52%) ThinPrint