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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 368 378 371
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 33 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 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 £310 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.50%
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 £25.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.90%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
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 £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
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 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 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 24 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 +22 6 £255 -7.27% 2
Bromley - 1 £225 -
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
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3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) MS Exchange
3 32 (56.14%) VMware
4 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
5 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (36.84%) Cisco
8 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (35.09%) Citrix
9 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
10 18 (31.58%) Firewall
11 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (24.56%) CCNA
13 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (21.05%) SAN
14 12 (21.05%) WAN
14 12 (21.05%) DNS
14 12 (21.05%) MCSE
14 12 (21.05%) MCITP
14 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
15 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (19.30%) LAN
15 11 (19.30%) DHCP
16 10 (17.54%) Office 365
17 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
17 9 (15.79%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (61.40%) MS Exchange
2 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.26%) Lync
6 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.75%) Apache
8 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) WAN
2 12 (21.05%) DNS
3 11 (19.30%) LAN
3 11 (19.30%) DHCP
4 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.77%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.51%) SSL
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) LDAP
8 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.75%) DMZ
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
1 1 (1.75%) Introscope
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (35.09%) Windows 7
5 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.26%) Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) UNIX
9 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.51%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
1 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (3.51%) Migration
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
2 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (1.75%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (1.75%) Time Management
3 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.75%) Wealth Management
3 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (1.75%) Change Control
3 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
3 1 (1.75%) Project Management
3 1 (1.75%) Service Management
3 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.75%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VBScript
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (24.56%) CCNA
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (21.05%) MCSE
3 12 (21.05%) MCITP
4 8 (14.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 8 (14.04%) CCA
4 8 (14.04%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (14.04%) MCP
5 6 (10.53%) MCTS
6 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.75%) CCEA
9 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.26%) WSUS
3 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.75%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) VMware
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.84%) Cisco
4 20 (35.09%) Citrix
5 5 (8.77%) HP
5 5 (8.77%) Juniper
6 4 (7.02%) Symantec
7 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.26%) Lotus
7 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.51%) Intel
8 2 (3.51%) Cognos
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 2 (3.51%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.75%) Meraki
9 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.75%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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