The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 386 381 354
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 16 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Average daily rate
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£256 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £164 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £236 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
3rd Line Support 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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer across the London region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer across the London region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 3 £263 -4.54% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Barking - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
3 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
3 35 (66.04%) VMware
4 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (56.60%) Citrix
6 23 (43.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
9 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
10 18 (33.96%) Firewall
11 17 (32.08%) Cisco
12 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (20.75%) HP
15 11 (20.75%) MCSE
15 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
15 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 11 (20.75%) Asset Management
16 10 (18.87%) MCITP
16 10 (18.87%) LAN
16 10 (18.87%) WAN
17 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
17 9 (16.98%) DNS
17 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
18 8 (15.09%) VPN
18 8 (15.09%) SQL
18 8 (15.09%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
2 23 (43.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (13.21%) Lync
6 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.66%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) LAN
2 10 (18.87%) WAN
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) SAN
4 8 (15.09%) VPN
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) VoIP
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
9 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.89%) FTP
9 1 (1.89%) NAS
9 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.66%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
5 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.77%) UNIX
9 2 (3.77%) Linux
10 1 (1.89%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Asset Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.43%) Coaching
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.77%) Network Design
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.77%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.75%) MCSE
3 10 (18.87%) MCITP
4 8 (15.09%) CCA
4 8 (15.09%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCEA
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCNP
5 5 (9.43%) CCNA
6 4 (7.55%) MCP
6 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.77%) MCTS
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) MCSA
9 1 (1.89%) Degree
9 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCEE
9 1 (1.89%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) XenApp
3 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.89%) UAG
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) VMware
2 30 (56.60%) Citrix
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco
5 11 (20.75%) HP
6 6 (11.32%) Symantec
7 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 5 (9.43%) 3PAR
8 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 3 (5.66%) AppSense
9 3 (5.66%) Tandberg
9 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.77%) Oracle
10 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 1 (1.89%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.89%) Veeam
11 1 (1.89%) Brocade
11 1 (1.89%) Lotus
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