The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 406 404 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) 4G
5 2 (28.57%) NetCrunch
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) IVR

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks