The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 North East 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 63 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.72% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £222 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
604 276 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.35% 91.09% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 111 189
Average daily rate £300 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £474 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -29 1 £222 - 1
Northumberland - - - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (25.00%) Celerra
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft