The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Network Engineer
Rank 587 591 572
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £285 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £265 -
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
2nd Line Network Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

2nd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

2nd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer across the England region.

2nd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

2nd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

2nd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

2nd Line Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer across the England region.

2nd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

2nd Line Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 5 £285 -
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £275 -
2nd Line Network Engineer
UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 2nd Line Network 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 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (40.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) Internet
9 3 (15.00%) Symantec
9 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (15.00%) Apple
9 3 (15.00%) DMZ
9 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (15.00%) WAN

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 2nd Line Network 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 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.00%) DMZ
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ACSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCENT
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (15.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Acronis
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Lumension
8 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
8 1 (5.00%) Nortel