The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Second Line Support Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 114 101
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.10% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £123
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £148
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.08%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1301 1883 1746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.87% 96.56% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1289 1091
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £8.75 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Novell
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Novell
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft