The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 41 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.88% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £163 £135
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -21.50%
2nd Line Support Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
329 222 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.20% 96.94% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 107 123
Average daily rate £400 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 14
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (16.67%) Samba
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) PDA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) NFS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware