Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £118 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 24 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.47% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.21% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Southampton median daily rate £118 - £210
Hampshire median daily rate £120 £160 £165
% change year-on-year -25.00% -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 - £17.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% +0.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 444 486 677
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 94.37% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 338 462
Southampton median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 64
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Southampton

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
1 1 (14.29%) VMware