The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 108 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.39% 0.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £218 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £173 £160
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £16.80 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-18.15% +12.00%
2nd Line Support Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 684 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.03% 93.70% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 428 229
Median daily rate £325 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 5 £218 +24.28%
2nd Line Support Engineer
North East

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
6 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) XenApp
7 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
7 5 (45.45%) 3G
7 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
7 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
8 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (27.27%) ThinPrint
9 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (27.27%) SQL
9 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 3 (27.27%) AppSense
9 3 (27.27%) SCCM
10 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
10 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) 3G
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) ThinPrint
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Lumension
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec