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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 196 221 220
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 44 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 16
Median daily rate £150 £160 £142
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £131 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £339 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £161 £145
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 10
Median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.05 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £59.90 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.43 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.33%

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Surrey +26 17 £150 -14.28% 4
Hampshire +12 7 £148 -6.34% 2
Oxfordshire -1 7 £150 +9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £145 - 3
Berkshire +11 4 £170 -55.84% 2
Kent +7 2 £105 -37.31%
East Sussex - 2 £150 -
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 24 February 2017, 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 54 (84.38%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 30 (46.88%) MS Office
4 29 (45.31%) Windows 7
5 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
8 16 (25.00%) Office 365
9 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
10 12 (18.75%) ITIL
11 10 (15.63%) HP
12 9 (14.06%) VPN
12 9 (14.06%) SLA
12 9 (14.06%) WAN
12 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (12.50%) LAN
13 8 (12.50%) Apple
13 8 (12.50%) Smartphone
14 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
14 7 (10.94%) Firewall
14 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
14 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
15 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (9.38%) Dell
15 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
15 6 (9.38%) SCCM
16 5 (7.81%) VMware
16 5 (7.81%) Wireless

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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (46.88%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.06%) VPN
2 9 (14.06%) WAN
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (10.94%) Firewall
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
5 5 (7.81%) Wireless
6 3 (4.69%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) 3G
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.13%) Internet
7 2 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.13%) Advertising
1 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) JSON
1 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (84.38%) Windows
2 29 (45.31%) Windows 7
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.88%) Windows 10
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.94%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.25%) Android
9 2 (3.13%) Linux
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.25%) Coaching
3 4 (6.25%) DNA
3 4 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.13%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Software Delivery
5 1 (1.56%) Change Control
5 1 (1.56%) Change Management
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.56%) ITSM
5 1 (1.56%) Migration
5 1 (1.56%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.56%) Release Management
5 1 (1.56%) Security Management
5 1 (1.56%) Service Management
5 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.13%) MCP
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCDST
3 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (1.56%) DameWare
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) HP
3 8 (12.50%) Apple
4 6 (9.38%) Dell
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 4 (6.25%) Toshiba
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya
8 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.13%) Polycom
8 2 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe
9 1 (1.56%) BMC
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
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