The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support Engineer
Rank 137 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£128 £185 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £153 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £217 £115
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £178 £135
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.59 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2921 2218 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.74% 93.12% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 1337 1131
Average daily rate £360 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 121 138
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -24 5 £128 -31.08% 2
South Yorkshire -16 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £175 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £115 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

2nd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) SLA
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) HSPA
7 6 (25.00%) LTE
7 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) Fault Management
7 6 (25.00%) 2G
7 6 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (25.00%) 3G
7 6 (25.00%) Amdocs
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) GPRS
7 6 (25.00%) GSM
7 6 (25.00%) UMTS
8 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) CCNA
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) GPRS
1 6 (25.00%) GSM
1 6 (25.00%) UMTS
1 6 (25.00%) 3G
1 6 (25.00%) 2G
1 6 (25.00%) HSPA
1 6 (25.00%) LTE
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) MCDST
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Amdocs
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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