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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 72 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.89% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 0.16% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £215 £160 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £170 £169
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +12.93%

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
747 643 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.20% 93.73% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 393 265
Median daily rate £363 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 15 £215 +34.37%
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 23 January 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) Migration
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
6 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) XenApp
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) ThinPrint
10 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
10 2 (9.09%) Office 365

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 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) 3G
3 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SafeCom
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) ThinPrint