The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 199 186 220
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.18% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £275 £317 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £234 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £270 £240
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.70% +440.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +10.20%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
3rd Line Support Engineer
London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the City of London region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the City of London region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper
10 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
10 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) CCA
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (18.75%) CCNP
10 3 (18.75%) CCNA
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (18.75%) XenApp
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) NetScreen
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) CCA
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCEA
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) HP NNM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Reuters
6 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase
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