Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £148 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 121 134
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 20 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.73% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Surrey median daily rate £148 £188 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.33% +59.57% -50.00%
10th Percentile £108 £143 £93
90th Percentile £288 £230 £195
South East median daily rate £140 £153 £173
% change year-on-year -8.20% -11.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate £15.50 - £14.50
10th Percentile £13.56 - £13.75
90th Percentile £20.25 - £15.25
South East median hourly rate £16.63 £18.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -10.14% +14.62% -0.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2595 2215 2619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1453 1588
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £262
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Surrey

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

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

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 6 £149 - 1
Weybridge - 3 £113 -
Woking - 3 £113 -
Leatherhead -3 2 £160 +10.34%
Cobham - 2 £275 -
Staines - 1 £220 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Surrey region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Apple
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) MCP
8 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) Internet
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) MCSA
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Intranet
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) ACSA
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow