Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 189 202
Rank change year-on-year +29 +13 -50
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 25 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £150 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.38% -25.71%
10th Percentile £113 £121 £112
90th Percentile £241 £244 £169
England median daily rate £143 £150 £160
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +29.63%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £23.30 £15.25 £18.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%

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 4240 5174 5880
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.12% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3323 3917
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Yorkshire

2nd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +25 13 £158 -33.68% 1
South Yorkshire +19 5 £227 +76.50%
North Yorkshire +10 5 £128 -15.00%
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
2nd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Coaching
7 5 (20.00%) BYOD
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
9 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (8.00%) Service Management
10 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (8.00%) Citrix
10 2 (8.00%) SLA
10 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (8.00%) Telecoms

2nd Line Support 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) BYOD
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Workday