Period
to 22 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £153 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

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 Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 170 158
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12 +16
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 14 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £153 £175 £146
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +19.66% -10.00%
10th Percentile £128 £113 £113
90th Percentile £186 £241 £251
England median daily rate £175 £155 £145
% change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £13.63 £14.30 £9.79
90th Percentile £18.48 £16.70 £18.50
England median hourly rate £17.33 £17.50 £16.88
% change year-on-year -0.97% +3.70% +4.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,044 4,668 4,272
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 95.75% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,028 3,133 2,810
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £233 £260 £225
90th Percentile £575 £555 £544
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 153
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.63 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +2.00% +7.80%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.30
% change year-on-year +1.60% +2.19% -0.46%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +31 5 £161 -19.75% 4
South Yorkshire +25 4 £139 -44.50%
North Yorkshire -2 3 £175 - 1
East Yorkshire +6 2 £128 +15.91%
2nd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 2nd Line Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
6 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) Informatics
6 1 (7.14%) Polycom
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
6 1 (7.14%) vCloud

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom