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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 228 227 202
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 43 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 15
Median daily rate £150 £171 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +26.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £138 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £221 £196
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £150
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
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
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +15 15 £150 -16.66% 3
Berkshire -15 10 £250 +47.05% 4
Surrey -3 8 £150 -45.45% 2
East Sussex +6 3 - -
Hampshire -3 3 - - 1
West Sussex -22 3 £200 -
Middlesex - 1 £180 - 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 29 May 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 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
4 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
6 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (18.29%) Windows XP
6 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
7 13 (15.85%) ITIL
8 12 (14.63%) MS Office
8 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 12 (14.63%) VMware
9 11 (13.41%) Blackberry
10 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (12.20%) Firewall
11 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
11 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.76%) IBM Notes
12 8 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (9.76%) SLA
12 8 (9.76%) Cisco
12 8 (9.76%) Citrix
12 8 (9.76%) Lotus
13 7 (8.54%) Internet
13 7 (8.54%) Linux

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 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (9.76%) IBM Notes
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (4.88%) WordPress
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
1 12 (14.63%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.54%) Internet
4 6 (7.32%) VPN
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.10%) Intranet
6 4 (4.88%) DHCP
6 4 (4.88%) DNS
6 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.66%) Wireless
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.44%) FCoE
8 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.44%) IPX
8 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 2 (2.44%) Skype
8 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 2 (2.44%) WAN
9 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (4.88%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.66%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) e-Health
5 1 (1.22%) BYOD
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.54%) Linux
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.66%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.44%) Unix
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 7 (8.54%) Service Management
3 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.10%) Change Management
4 5 (6.10%) Fault Analysis
4 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Change Control
7 2 (2.44%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.22%) High Availability
8 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.22%) Release Management
8 1 (1.22%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) 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 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.66%) ACMT
4 3 (3.66%) CCNP
4 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) CCNA
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.44%) MCP
5 2 (2.44%) MCSA
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) NCDA
6 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) MCDST
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.66%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) XenApp
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (4.88%) DameWare
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) Lotus
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle
5 5 (6.10%) LANDesk
5 5 (6.10%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (6.10%) ThinPrint
6 4 (4.88%) Adobe
6 4 (4.88%) Apple
6 4 (4.88%) BMC
7 3 (3.66%) NetApp
8 2 (2.44%) Avaya
8 2 (2.44%) CA
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) Juniper
8 2 (2.44%) Meraki
8 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.44%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.00 - £24.12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 6 days ago