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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 218 224 209
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 24 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 17
Median daily rate £160 £154 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £105 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £237 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £20.15 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +6.89%
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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 9 December 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
Berkshire -1 11 £170 -24.44% 2
Hampshire +18 3 £160 +0.78% 3
Surrey +18 3 £145 +30.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £145 - 2
Oxfordshire -6 2 £150 +9.09% 4
East Sussex +10 1 - -
West Sussex +3 1 £123 +19.51% 1
Kent -1 1 - - 1
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 9 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 South East region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 23 (52.27%) Windows 7
4 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 18 (40.91%) MS Office
5 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
8 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
8 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.91%) Office 365
9 7 (15.91%) SCCM
10 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) SLA
11 5 (11.36%) LAN
11 5 (11.36%) DHCP
11 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (9.09%) HP
12 4 (9.09%) Citrix
13 3 (6.82%) Data Privacy
13 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (6.82%) Cisco
13 3 (6.82%) WAN
13 3 (6.82%) MCP
13 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
13 3 (6.82%) DNS
13 3 (6.82%) Advertising

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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Data Privacy
2 3 (6.82%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.27%) Change Management
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCP
2 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (2.27%) DameWare
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
2 4 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.55%) Polycom
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) Avaya
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) Nortel
5 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.27%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) Wyse
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