The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 31
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.68% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £148
% change year-on-year -11.76% +15.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.83% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 146 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 94.16% 92.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 94 103
Median daily rate £375 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.80 £17.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Staffordshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

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