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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 35 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.11% 0.55% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 0.59% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £145 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
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
264 341 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.96% 93.17% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 94
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.83 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £19.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Lumension
5 1 (14.29%) Acronis
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Acronis
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft