Period
to 24 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 67 55
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £138 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.00% -25.93%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £120 £138 £250
% change year-on-year -12.73% -45.00% -25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 172 690 554
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.31% 95.30% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 529 357
Median daily rate £425 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +8.70% -5.29%
10th Percentile £308 £205 £202
90th Percentile £589 £550 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 18
Median hourly rate £11.07 £11.33 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.25% -25.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.53 £9.45
90th Percentile £94.00 £18.36 £27.44
Median hourly rate £11.07 £11.89 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.90% -20.73% +7.14%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Sheffield

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Sheffield.

Daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Sheffield

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Sheffield.

Hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Sheffield