The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had 3rd Line Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 608 603 590
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 16 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.038% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 17
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £410 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
3rd 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
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 9 £413 +17.85% 3
London +17 3 £238 +1.93% 2
Yorkshire +12 2 £513 +86.36% 2
South West +15 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
3rd Line Network Engineer
UK

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 3rd Line Network Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (71.88%) Firewall
4 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 19 (59.38%) CCNP
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (43.75%) CCNA
7 14 (43.75%) LAN
8 13 (40.63%) WAN
9 11 (34.38%) Network Security
9 11 (34.38%) VoIP
9 11 (34.38%) Juniper
10 10 (31.25%) Wireless
10 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
11 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
12 7 (21.88%) FortiGate
12 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
13 6 (18.75%) F5
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (18.75%) Internet
13 6 (18.75%) OSPF
14 5 (15.63%) VPN
14 5 (15.63%) DNS
14 5 (15.63%) SSL
15 4 (12.50%) ITIL
15 4 (12.50%) BGP
15 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 4 (12.50%) CCVP
15 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (43.75%) LAN
4 13 (40.63%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) Network Security
5 11 (34.38%) VoIP
6 10 (31.25%) Wireless
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 6 (18.75%) OSPF
8 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 5 (15.63%) SSL
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
9 4 (12.50%) BGP
10 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (9.38%) MPLS
10 3 (9.38%) VLAN
11 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (6.25%) VPLS
12 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) CCNP
3 14 (43.75%) CCNA
4 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) CCVP
7 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 3 (9.38%) CCSE
7 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
7 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
8 2 (6.25%) CCSP
8 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.13%) CCDA
9 1 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (3.13%) CCSA
9 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (3.13%) HNC
9 1 (3.13%) MCSE
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (34.38%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
5 6 (18.75%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) Aruba
6 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Nortel
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Samsung
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard