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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 401 382 390
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 36 64 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 30
Median daily rate £281 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +4.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.80 £22.10
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.89%
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
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 329 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +21 3 £250 -23.00% 3
Ilford - 2 - -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 48 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 37 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 34 (45.95%) VMware
5 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.43%) Cisco
7 23 (31.08%) Citrix
8 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 20 (27.03%) Office 365
10 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
12 16 (21.62%) DNS
12 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
14 14 (18.92%) SQL
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (17.57%) SAN
15 13 (17.57%) Java
15 13 (17.57%) MS Office
15 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
16 12 (16.22%) Oracle
16 12 (16.22%) MCSE
16 12 (16.22%) Firewall
17 11 (14.86%) Finance
17 11 (14.86%) Migration
17 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
17 11 (14.86%) PowerShell

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 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.76%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.35%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.03%) Office 365
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.41%) Yammer
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 13 (17.57%) SAN
4 12 (16.22%) Firewall
5 9 (12.16%) Internet
6 8 (10.81%) DHCP
6 8 (10.81%) Wireless
7 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.41%) NAS
8 4 (5.41%) Skype
9 3 (4.05%) LAN
9 3 (4.05%) WAN
10 2 (2.70%) Intranet
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security
10 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.70%) VLAN
10 2 (2.70%) VPN
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.70%) Java EE
2 2 (2.70%) JAX-RS
2 2 (2.70%) JSF
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.70%) RESTful
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.35%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.35%) HP Superdome
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 37 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.57%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.46%) Linux
8 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.05%) Unix
9 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.35%) HPUX
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 10 (13.51%) Change Management
2 10 (13.51%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Time Management
4 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.76%) Validation
5 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Project Management
6 3 (4.05%) Server Patching
7 2 (2.70%) BPEL
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Change Control
7 2 (2.70%) CRM
7 2 (2.70%) High Availability
7 2 (2.70%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) C
6 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.22%) MCSE
4 10 (13.51%) CCNA
5 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) A+ Certification
7 6 (8.11%) Degree
7 6 (8.11%) MCP
7 6 (8.11%) MCSA
8 5 (6.76%) ACDT
8 5 (6.76%) ACHDS
8 5 (6.76%) ACTC
8 5 (6.76%) CCNP
8 5 (6.76%) MCDST
8 5 (6.76%) MCSM
8 5 (6.76%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.76%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) vSphere
8 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) NFS
8 1 (1.35%) Samba
8 1 (1.35%) Squid
8 1 (1.35%) UAG
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) VMware
2 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Cisco
4 23 (31.08%) Citrix
5 12 (16.22%) Oracle
6 7 (9.46%) HP
7 6 (8.11%) Apple
8 5 (6.76%) Lotus
9 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 2 (2.70%) Avaya
10 2 (2.70%) Equitrac
10 2 (2.70%) Huawei
10 2 (2.70%) NetApp
10 2 (2.70%) Veeam
11 1 (1.35%) AppSense
11 1 (1.35%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.35%) Red Box
11 1 (1.35%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
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