Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 26 April 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 Support Engineer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.72% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.05% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Portsmouth median daily rate £185 £160 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - -21.95%
10th Percentile £183 £160 £155
90th Percentile £188 £160 £165
Hampshire median daily rate £185 £140 £159
% change year-on-year +32.14% -11.81% -14.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £19.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.08% -7.81% -

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 270 286 226
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 93.16% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 151 129
Portsmouth median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £195 £248 £230
90th Percentile £538 £519 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 71 29
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £22.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.31% -25.17%
10th Percentile £15.11 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.75 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +16.36%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Portsmouth

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Portsmouth.

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

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Portsmouth.

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

2nd Line Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft