The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 202 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 36 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 3
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£150 £150 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £8.50 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.88 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
2nd Line Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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

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

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

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

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 15 £139 -7.33% 4
Surrey +1 8 £150 - 3
Hampshire -19 6 £245 - 6
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £275 +77.41%
Oxfordshire -20 3 £200 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
4 33 (45.21%) Windows 7
5 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
6 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
7 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
8 18 (24.66%) ITIL
9 17 (23.29%) MS Office
10 16 (21.92%) HP
10 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
11 15 (20.55%) Citrix
11 15 (20.55%) SLA
12 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
12 14 (19.18%) MCSE
12 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
13 11 (15.07%) MCP
14 10 (13.70%) VoIP
14 10 (13.70%) Terminal Services
14 10 (13.70%) Symantec
15 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
15 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
15 9 (12.33%) MS Visio
15 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (10.96%) WAN
16 8 (10.96%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.74%) Lync
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) VoIP
2 8 (10.96%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) Broadband
4 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 5 (6.85%) DNS
5 5 (6.85%) Firewall
6 4 (5.48%) LAN
6 4 (5.48%) 3G
7 3 (4.11%) Internet
7 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) SMS
8 2 (2.74%) SAN
9 1 (1.37%) WLAN
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
1 1 (1.37%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.37%) iPad
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Windows 7
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
4 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.74%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
3 5 (6.85%) Security Management
4 3 (4.11%) CRM
4 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.11%) Migration
5 2 (2.74%) Release Management
5 2 (2.74%) Time Management
5 2 (2.74%) High Availability
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.37%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.37%) Service Management
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
5 14 (19.18%) MCSE
6 11 (15.07%) MCP
7 3 (4.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) HNC
8 1 (1.37%) CCA
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) NCDA
8 1 (1.37%) MCDST
8 1 (1.37%) MCTS
8 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) Terminal Services
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.37%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) HP
3 15 (20.55%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) Symantec
5 7 (9.59%) VMware
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco
7 3 (4.11%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Sophos
8 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.37%) Veeam
8 1 (1.37%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.37%) Google
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