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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 429 423 418
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.038% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £325 £220 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -30.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) New Media
5 3 (30.00%) Wiki
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) New Media
1 3 (30.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto