The first table below looks at the demand for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 41 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.36% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.24% 95.90% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 160 122
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 48
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
2nd Line Support Engineer
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2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP