Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 142 94
Rank change year-on-year +57 -48 -15
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 1 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.12% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £165 £215 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.26% +10.26% +39.29%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £165 £218 £195
% change year-on-year -24.14% +11.54% +39.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.47% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £21.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +35.56% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 819 2038 1311
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 91.06% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 1488 864
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £251
90th Percentile £553 £518 £590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 71
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.48 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.44% +27.91% +30.30%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.37 £11.75
90th Percentile £48.70 £33.55 £37.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS