The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 71 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 18 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.54% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £150 £163 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £173 £153
% change year-on-year -13.04% +13.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £11.75
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1100 1237 1352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.10% 96.26% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 803 733
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 99 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnham - 3 £123 -
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Weybridge - 3 £150 -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Guildford +4 1 £128 -
Reigate - 1 £160 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
South East

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
8 3 (14.29%) HP
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 2 (9.52%) 3G
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 2 (9.52%) SLA

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Meraki
5 1 (4.76%) Polycom
5 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow