The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 366 386 383
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 33 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £293 £258
% change year-on-year
-26.41% +13.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-20.40% +15.29%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21859 22413 24498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.70% 92.41% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14991 15271 15886
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 461 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
3rd Line Support Engineer
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 6 £255 -7.27% 4
Bromley - 1 £225 -
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
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3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (83.93%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 31 (55.36%) VMware
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (35.71%) Cisco
9 20 (35.71%) Citrix
9 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
10 18 (32.14%) Firewall
11 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.00%) CCNA
13 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (21.43%) Windows 8
14 12 (21.43%) MCITP
14 12 (21.43%) SAN
14 12 (21.43%) WAN
14 12 (21.43%) DNS
14 12 (21.43%) MCSE
15 11 (19.64%) LAN
15 11 (19.64%) DHCP
15 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (16.07%) Office 365
16 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
16 9 (16.07%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
6 3 (5.36%) Lync
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.79%) Apache
8 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) WAN
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 11 (19.64%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.93%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.57%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security
7 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.79%) DMZ
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) BOOTP
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.57%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
1 1 (1.79%) Introscope
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.57%) UNIX
9 2 (3.57%) Android
9 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.57%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
1 8 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
3 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.79%) Wealth Management
3 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.79%) Time Management
3 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
3 1 (1.79%) Project Management
3 1 (1.79%) Service Management
3 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (1.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) VBScript
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNA
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (21.43%) MCSE
3 12 (21.43%) MCITP
4 8 (14.29%) MCP
4 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 8 (14.29%) CCA
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (10.71%) MCTS
6 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) CCSA
9 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) CCEA
9 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.36%) ARCserve
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) HP NNM
3 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) VMware
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) Cisco
3 20 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Juniper
4 5 (8.93%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Symantec
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.36%) Lotus
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Cognos
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.57%) Intel
8 1 (1.79%) Meraki
8 1 (1.79%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos
8 1 (1.79%) Clearswift
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