Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 175 158
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 +46
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 15 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £150 £200 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.98% +5.00%
10th Percentile £126 £113 £121
90th Percentile £186 £313 £255
England median daily rate £165 £163 £145
% change year-on-year +1.54% +12.07% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.48% +13.12%
10th Percentile £17.00 £17.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £17.50 £22.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% +1.41%

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 3,512 4,720 4,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 96.07% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,359 3,147 2,708
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £239
90th Percentile £564 £549 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% +0.30%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.40 £9.31
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.50 £24.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%

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 19 October 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 +32 6 £170 -15.00% 6
North Yorkshire +6 4 £160 +10.34% 1
South Yorkshire -10 3 £138 -45.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £123 - 1
2nd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Office 365
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
8 2 (13.33%) ConnectWise
8 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) Sophos
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) XenApp

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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) ConnectWise
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Sage