Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 155 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +26
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.36% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Hampshire median daily rate £180 £133 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.06% -0.36% -
10th Percentile £128 £118 £123
90th Percentile £225 £227 £186
South East median daily rate £180 £150 £150
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Hampshire median hourly rate - £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -11.76%

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 3,394 3,503 3,403
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.24% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,094 1,994 2,052
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 189 254
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.91 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £22.45 £18.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.96% +3.49% -12.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 June 2019. 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 -13 4 £180 +35.06% 1
Farnborough 0 3 £275 +140.24%
Basingstoke -1 1 £188 - 1
Southampton - 1 £122 -
2nd Line Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.69%) Tufin