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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 605 572 569
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.021% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £262 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
3rd Line Network Engineer
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 31 August 2015. 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 +5 4 £335 +24.07%
South East -33 3 £375 +15.38% 1
3rd Line Network Engineer
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3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Juniper
7 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 4 (30.77%) Wireless
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) SSL
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) MPLS
9 2 (15.38%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
5 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Websense
6 1 (7.69%) 3Com
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
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