The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
England / South West
Rank 126 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 15 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £138 £140 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £125 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £178
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £145
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2540 2902 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.10% 96.16% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1926 1953
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 165 155
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
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 West

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the South West region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer across the South West region.

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +5 4 - -
Bristol +3 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 3 £165 +17.85% 1
Somerset +2 3 £110 -
Devon -1 1 - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
3 27 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 16 (38.10%) ITIL
5 11 (26.19%) Office 365
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) SLA
7 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 7 (16.67%) MS Office
9 7 (16.67%) Apple
9 7 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco
10 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.29%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) VMware
10 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
12 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
12 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 4 (9.52%) Wireless
12 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.52%) VPN
12 4 (9.52%) HNC
12 4 (9.52%) CCNA
12 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
2 4 (9.52%) Wireless
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Android
7 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.14%) Change Management
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.14%) ITSM
3 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CCNA
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) HNC
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Apple
2 7 (16.67%) HP
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) Toshiba
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