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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 389 369 388
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 37 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 21
Median daily rate £275 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £199 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.73 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.88%
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
20603 22082 22266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14942 15388 15536
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 375 402
Median hourly rate £17.89 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +30 2 £250 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
4 38 (47.50%) VMware
5 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
6 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (28.75%) Office 365
7 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (27.50%) Citrix
9 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
10 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (22.50%) SQL
12 16 (20.00%) Cisco
13 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
14 13 (16.25%) DNS
14 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (15.00%) Migration
15 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
16 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
16 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (13.75%) Firewall
16 11 (13.75%) SAN
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (12.50%) MCSE
17 10 (12.50%) SCCM
18 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
18 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
18 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP

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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.75%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Eikon
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.75%) Office 365
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) OneDrive
4 5 (6.25%) Yammer
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) DNS
2 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) SAN
3 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.50%) DHCP
4 6 (7.50%) Internet
4 6 (7.50%) WAN
5 5 (6.25%) Skype
5 5 (6.25%) Wireless
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.50%) Intranet
7 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.50%) VLAN
7 2 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.25%) NAS
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Billing
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.50%) Java EE
2 2 (2.50%) JAX-RS
2 2 (2.50%) JSF
2 2 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.50%) RESTful
2 2 (2.50%) SOAP
2 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.25%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.50%) Linux
9 4 (5.00%) Unix
9 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.75%) Android
10 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.25%) HPUX
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.25%) Solaris
12 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Migration
2 9 (11.25%) Change Management
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
3 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.00%) Time Management
5 3 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.50%) BPEL
6 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.50%) High Availability
6 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (2.50%) Validation
7 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.25%) Service Management
7 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) Java
4 5 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) MCSE
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.75%) CCNA
4 6 (7.50%) MCITP
4 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.25%) MCTS
6 4 (5.00%) CCNP
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) ACDT
8 2 (2.50%) ACHDS
8 2 (2.50%) ACTC
8 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) MCDST
8 2 (2.50%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) MCSM
8 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.50%) vSphere
7 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.25%) Squid
7 1 (1.25%) UAG
7 1 (1.25%) vCloud
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) VMware
2 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.50%) Citrix
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) HP
7 5 (6.25%) NetApp
8 4 (5.00%) Apple
8 4 (5.00%) Lotus
9 3 (3.75%) Dell
10 2 (2.50%) Avaya
10 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.50%) Google
10 2 (2.50%) Huawei
11 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.25%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.25%) Symantec
11 1 (1.25%) Veeam
11 1 (1.25%) WatchGuard