The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Second Line Network Engineer
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £225 -
% change year-on-year
-28.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
2nd Line Network Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 230 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 97.87% 93.12% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 102 125
Average daily rate £338 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.97 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

2nd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

2nd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

2nd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

2nd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel