Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 157 183
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +17
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 20 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.68% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.71% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 8
Yorkshire median daily rate £175 £150 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £122
90th Percentile £245 £200 £291
England median daily rate £160 £145 £160
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +13.56% -9.23%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +10.94% +4.92% -1.61%

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 4,771 4,248 5,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.81% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,203 2,814 3,324
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 140 198
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +2.50% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.48
90th Percentile £35.75 £39.48 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2018. 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 -12 11 £180 +14.29% 6
North Yorkshire +2 6 £160 +20.75%
South Yorkshire -11 3 £250 +10.01%
2nd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) MCP
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Replication
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) NHS
7 2 (10.00%) LIMS
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) PACS
7 2 (10.00%) e-Health
7 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) e-Health
2 2 (10.00%) LIMS
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) PACS
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (10.00%) Informatics
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
2 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) ESET
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) Samsung
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow