The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 387 385 383
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 47 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 37
Median daily rate £250 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £142 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £430 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £253 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.29 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
3rd Line Support 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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 2 £325 -35.00% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
3 48 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 45 (54.88%) Windows Server
5 37 (45.12%) VMware
6 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
7 28 (34.15%) Citrix
8 26 (31.71%) Cisco
9 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (26.83%) SCCM
11 21 (25.61%) Firewall
12 20 (24.39%) MS Office
12 20 (24.39%) Office 365
13 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (21.95%) SAN
14 18 (21.95%) Finance
15 17 (20.73%) ITIL
15 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
16 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.29%) DNS
18 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
19 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
19 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
20 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 11 (13.41%) XenApp
21 11 (13.41%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.20%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.66%) IIS
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) MS Office
2 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) Office 365
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) Yammer
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) SAN
3 15 (18.29%) DNS
3 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.98%) Skype
5 7 (8.54%) DHCP
6 5 (6.10%) Internet
6 5 (6.10%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) Network Security
6 5 (6.10%) WAN
7 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.66%) NAS
8 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.44%) SSL
10 1 (1.22%) DMZ
10 1 (1.22%) Intranet
10 1 (1.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) MSMQ
1 8 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) iPhone
2 5 (6.10%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.22%) EPoS
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 45 (54.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
5 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
7 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.54%) Migration
4 5 (6.10%) Change Management
4 5 (6.10%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Management
5 3 (3.66%) Project Management
5 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.66%) Server Patching
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
5 3 (3.66%) Validation
6 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.44%) Change Control
6 2 (2.44%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.44%) Server Building
6 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.44%) Service Management
6 2 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (13.41%) MCSE
4 9 (10.98%) CCNA
5 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) A+ Certification
6 5 (6.10%) MCSA
7 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 4 (4.88%) MCP
7 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.66%) ACDT
8 3 (3.66%) ACHDS
8 3 (3.66%) ACTC
8 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.66%) MCDST
8 3 (3.66%) MCSM
8 3 (3.66%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (59.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) XenApp
4 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.54%) vSphere
6 5 (6.10%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.66%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.66%) UAG
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.22%) KVM
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.22%) Postfix
9 1 (1.22%) Samba
9 1 (1.22%) Squid
9 1 (1.22%) vCloud
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (26.83%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.12%) VMware
3 28 (34.15%) Citrix
4 26 (31.71%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) EMC
6 6 (7.32%) HP
7 5 (6.10%) Canon
7 5 (6.10%) Mitel
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle
9 3 (3.66%) Apple
9 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 3 (3.66%) Lotus
10 2 (2.44%) Equitrac
10 2 (2.44%) Remedy
10 2 (2.44%) Veeam
11 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.22%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.22%) Red Box
11 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
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