The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 562 554 536
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 27 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £225 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £225 £288
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
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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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

3rd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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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
London +33 12 £308 +36.66% 1
South East -30 9 £338 - 1
South West - 3 £168 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
3rd Line Network Engineer
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3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) WAN
4 18 (45.00%) LAN
4 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (37.50%) CCNP
6 14 (35.00%) DNS
6 14 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (32.50%) OSPF
7 13 (32.50%) BGP
8 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (30.00%) DHCP
8 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (25.00%) VMware
11 9 (22.50%) CCNA
12 8 (20.00%) VPN
12 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 8 (20.00%) IPsec
12 8 (20.00%) F5
12 8 (20.00%) NetScaler
13 7 (17.50%) Juniper
13 7 (17.50%) SAN
14 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
14 6 (15.00%) HP
14 6 (15.00%) ITIL
14 6 (15.00%) Citrix
14 6 (15.00%) VoIP

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) WAN
3 18 (45.00%) LAN
4 14 (35.00%) DNS
4 14 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (32.50%) OSPF
5 13 (32.50%) BGP
6 12 (30.00%) DHCP
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.00%) VPN
8 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (20.00%) IPsec
8 8 (20.00%) NetScaler
9 7 (17.50%) SAN
10 6 (15.00%) VoIP
10 6 (15.00%) TACACS
11 5 (12.50%) NAS
11 5 (12.50%) MPLS
12 4 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (12.50%) ITSM
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Line Management
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) CCIE
6 2 (5.00%) CCSA
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) CCSE
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (20.00%) F5
5 7 (17.50%) Juniper
6 6 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 6 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
8 3 (7.50%) CA
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.50%) Meraki
10 1 (2.50%) Avaya
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) Nortel
10 1 (2.50%) McAfee
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