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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 68 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.65% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.77% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £170 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £168 £150
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 0
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.11 £16.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +18.57%
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
798 791 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.44% 93.28% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 390 402
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 29
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.68 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) ACMT
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Lotus
7 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) IPX
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS

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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPX
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ACMT
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago