Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 167 173
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.51% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Hampshire median daily rate £120 £160 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £111 £150 £145
90th Percentile £178 £162 £248
South East median daily rate £140 £153 £173
% change year-on-year -8.20% -11.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +0.72%
South East median hourly rate £16.63 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.14% +12.12% -0.75%

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 3378 3596 4215
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 92.47% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 2239 2581
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 246 278
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.13 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Hampshire.

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

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Hampshire.

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

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Southampton +13 7 £118 -
Portsmouth +2 4 £111 -30.63% 1
Fareham +4 3 £125 -21.88%
Winchester - 2 £183 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Office 365
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) iPad
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) VoIP
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall

2nd Line Support 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds