The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 224 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 38 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 16
Median daily rate £150 £170 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £179 £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £168 £150
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.11 £16.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.00% +18.57%
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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
8361 8966 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4992 5118 4689
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 430 444
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +12 10 £135 -25.00% 1
Surrey +3 10 £169 -0.73% 2
Berkshire -18 10 £173 +1.47% 5
East Sussex +13 3 - -
Hampshire -5 2 - - 2
West Sussex -17 2 £363 -
Middlesex - 1 £180 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

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 South East region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
4 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
5 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.73%) Windows XP
7 14 (17.07%) MS Office
8 13 (15.85%) ITIL
8 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
8 13 (15.85%) VMware
8 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
9 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
10 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (12.20%) Cisco
11 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
11 9 (10.98%) Firewall
11 9 (10.98%) Citrix
11 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
11 9 (10.98%) SLA
11 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.76%) Linux
12 8 (9.76%) IBM Notes
12 8 (9.76%) Internet
12 8 (9.76%) Lotus
12 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.76%) Driving Licence
12 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
13 7 (8.54%) Windows 8

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.76%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.88%) WordPress
6 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Office
2 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
1 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) Internet
3 6 (7.32%) VPN
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.10%) Intranet
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.88%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.66%) DHCP
6 3 (3.66%) FCoE
6 3 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.66%) SAN
6 3 (3.66%) WAN
6 3 (3.66%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) IPX
7 2 (2.44%) LAN
7 2 (2.44%) Skype
8 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Law
3 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.10%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.66%) e-Health
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.22%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.73%) Windows XP
5 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.76%) Linux
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
9 5 (6.10%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.44%) Unix
13 1 (1.22%) Android
13 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) Fault Analysis
2 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
2 7 (8.54%) Service Management
3 5 (6.10%) Change Management
3 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.44%) Change Control
6 2 (2.44%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.22%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.22%) High Availability
7 1 (1.22%) Information Security
7 1 (1.22%) ITSM
7 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.22%) Migration
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) Release Management
7 1 (1.22%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) VB
3 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CCNP
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.66%) MCP
5 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) ACMT
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) MCSA
6 2 (2.44%) NCDA
7 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.22%) MCDST
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.66%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (4.88%) DameWare
3 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco
4 9 (10.98%) Citrix
5 8 (9.76%) Lotus
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) NetApp
7 5 (6.10%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (4.88%) Adobe
8 4 (4.88%) BMC
8 4 (4.88%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.88%) ThinPrint
9 3 (3.66%) CA
9 3 (3.66%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) IBM
9 3 (3.66%) Symantec
10 2 (2.44%) Apple
10 2 (2.44%) Avaya
10 2 (2.44%) Meridio
10 2 (2.44%) Polycom
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