Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 156 176
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 +26
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 24 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £175 £146 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.66% -10.00% +1.40%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £117
90th Percentile £241 £251 £249
England median daily rate £155 £145 £165
% change year-on-year +6.90% -12.12% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% -9.23%
10th Percentile £14.30 £9.79 £12.90
90th Percentile £16.70 £18.50 £15.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.33
% change year-on-year +4.48% +2.60% +8.83%

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 4,651 4,257 4,732
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.42% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,125 2,809 3,048
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 148 210
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.94 £9.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -8 13 £200 +26.98% 4
North Yorkshire -2 8 £175 +23.89% 1
South Yorkshire -12 2 £250 +113.68% 1
East Yorkshire -1 1 £110 -
2nd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.50%) Office 365
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Android
9 2 (8.33%) vSphere
9 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
9 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) OpenScape
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) e-Health
2 2 (8.33%) LIMS
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) PACS
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (4.17%) AIX
9 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
2 2 (8.33%) Informatics
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
2 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) ESET
4 2 (8.33%) Samsung
5 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Draytek
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Siemens
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL