The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 59 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Median daily rate £170 £225 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +61.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £87.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +333.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +5.17%
2nd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
666 920 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.49% 95.24% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 528 527
Median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Reading region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (9.09%) SAN
9 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (9.09%) WAN
9 1 (9.09%) MCP
9 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
9 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Privacy
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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