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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 192 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£255 £275 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £205 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.90%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
3rd Line Support Engineer
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Citrix
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) CCA
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (23.53%) SCCM
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
10 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
10 3 (17.65%) XenApp
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (17.65%) WSUS
10 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) DMZ
6 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.88%) Android
7 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCA
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCEA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) HP NNM
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Becrypt
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Reuters
4 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
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