Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 167 169
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 -38
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £238 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.68% +86.27% -27.14%
10th Percentile £149 £216 £117
90th Percentile £190 £249 £138
Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £150 £130
% change year-on-year +5.00% +15.38% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.87% -2.73% +19.32%
10th Percentile £20.45 £15.32 £12.06
90th Percentile £24.95 £15.32 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +29.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2904 3499 4250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.34% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 2280 2869
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 100 182
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.66 £33.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +7 10 - -
Wakefield 0 3 £158 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £200 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

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

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) BYOD
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) Coaching
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Android
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
10 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus