Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 20 January 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.82% 1.77% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.82% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Portsmouth median daily rate £200 £111 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.18% -30.63% -
Hampshire median daily rate £170 £120 £160
% change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +37.50% +31.39% -14.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 458 274 286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 96.82% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 164 151
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +6.16%
10th Percentile £290 £140 £220
90th Percentile £600 £502 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 26 61
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.27 £33.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -18.67% +50.91%
10th Percentile £10.61 £15.41 £11.85
90th Percentile £67.78 £46.57 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% -12.77%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Portsmouth

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Portsmouth

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Portsmouth

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Portsmouth region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow