Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Second Line Support Engineer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 82
Rank change year-on-year - +82 +13
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% - 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Essex median daily rate £140 - £135
10th Percentile £135 - £88
90th Percentile £145 - £348
East of England median daily rate £114 £150 £150
% change year-on-year -23.69% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £17.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 762 846 1178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.13% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 499 669
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £219 £227
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 152 159
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.95 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +8.31% +42.17%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.75 £15.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Essex

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 £140 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft