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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 215 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 39 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate
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£171 £138 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £126 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £193 £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £140 £170
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £115.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.11 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -9.72%
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 14 £170 - 3
Hampshire -2 8 £150 - 5
Oxfordshire -16 8 £183 +40.38% 6
Surrey 0 4 £275 +61.76% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Kent +2 1 - - 2
West Sussex -19 1 - - 1
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
4 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
5 26 (34.67%) Security Cleared
6 21 (28.00%) HP
7 19 (25.33%) ITIL
7 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
8 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
8 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (21.33%) MCSE
9 16 (21.33%) MS Office
9 16 (21.33%) SLA
10 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 14 (18.67%) MCP
11 14 (18.67%) MS Visio
11 14 (18.67%) Symantec
11 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
11 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (17.33%) VoIP
13 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
13 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (13.33%) Citrix
14 10 (13.33%) Terminal Services
15 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
16 7 (9.33%) CRM
16 7 (9.33%) Office 365
17 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
17 6 (8.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.00%) Lync
4 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Office
2 14 (18.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) VoIP
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 3 (4.00%) SMS
3 3 (4.00%) Broadband
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) VPN
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) NAS
5 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
1 2 (2.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) iPhone
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) PDA
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.00%) Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.67%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.33%) CRM
4 6 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (4.00%) Release Management
5 3 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.33%) Time Management
7 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.33%) Service Management
7 1 (1.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (21.33%) MCSE
5 14 (18.67%) MCP
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
7 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCNP
7 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
7 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 48 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) Samba
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) HP
3 14 (18.67%) Symantec
4 10 (13.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Acronis
8 1 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
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