Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £195 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 18 December 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +15
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.44% 1.41% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.49% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Slough median daily rate £195 £157 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.20% -12.78% -47.06%
10th Percentile £144 £108 £121
90th Percentile £262 £200 £197
Berkshire median daily rate £145 £150 £168
% change year-on-year -3.33% -10.45% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £15.50 - £18.50
90th Percentile £19.50 - £19.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -36.84% -11.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 321 269 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.51% 94.72% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 180 186
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £203
90th Percentile £550 £557 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +115.79% +46.15%
10th Percentile £12.45 £18.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Slough

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Slough over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Slough

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Slough region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) 802.11
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Tekelec