The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Second Line Network Engineer
Rank 409 432 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £200 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £28.00
2nd 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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

2nd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

2nd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

2nd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

2nd Line Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

2nd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) F5