Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 143 155
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 17 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.44% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 6
Hampshire median daily rate £160 £120 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +0.79%
10th Percentile £140 £111 £151
90th Percentile £203 £188 £253
South East median daily rate £170 £133 £165
% change year-on-year +28.30% -19.70% -9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.56% +31.39% -11.61%
10th Percentile £18.98 £18.00 £10.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £18.00 £17.40
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £14.10
% change year-on-year +19.40% +18.79% -11.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,616 3,348 3,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 94.68% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,278 1,993 2,184
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 159 238
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.97% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.30 £48.22 £54.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Hampshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Hampshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Hampshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Portsmouth -25 4 £186 +67.79%
Winchester -3 3 £140 -23.29%
Havant -6 2 - -
Southampton -19 2 £160 +36.17% 1
Yateley - 1 £170 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Petersfield - 1 £175 -
Basingstoke - 1 - - 2
Eastleigh - 1 £145 -
2nd Line Engineer
South East

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 2nd Line Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
5 3 (17.65%) SCCM
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.76%) Remedy
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) AIX

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Moodle
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) NsoIT
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Task-Oriented
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) VMware