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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 361 360 367
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 39 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 38
Median daily rate £250 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £480 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -12.03%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 0 3 £275 -47.61% 2
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
3 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 41 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 34 (41.46%) VMware
5 28 (34.15%) Citrix
6 24 (29.27%) SCCM
7 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
7 23 (28.05%) MS Office
7 23 (28.05%) Finance
8 22 (26.83%) Cisco
8 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (25.61%) Firewall
10 20 (24.39%) Office 365
11 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
13 15 (18.29%) XenApp
13 15 (18.29%) ITIL
14 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
14 14 (17.07%) SAN
14 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
15 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (14.63%) DNS
17 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
17 11 (13.41%) Skype for Business
17 11 (13.41%) Windows 8
18 10 (12.20%) Skype
18 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) Skype for Business
4 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.44%) IIS
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Office
2 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) Office 365
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Yammer
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) SAN
3 12 (14.63%) DNS
4 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.20%) Skype
6 8 (9.76%) VPN
7 7 (8.54%) SSL
8 6 (7.32%) Network Security
9 5 (6.10%) DHCP
9 5 (6.10%) LAN
10 4 (4.88%) WAN
11 3 (3.66%) Internet
11 3 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (3.66%) VLAN
12 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.44%) NAS
12 2 (2.44%) Wireless
13 1 (1.22%) OSPF
13 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
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 9 (10.98%) Hedge funds
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) iPhone
3 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.22%) BYOD
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.22%) EPoS
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 41 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
7 11 (13.41%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.10%) Linux
9 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.54%) Migration
3 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.32%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.66%) Server Patching
8 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.44%) Change Control
8 2 (2.44%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.44%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.44%) Project Management
8 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.44%) Server Building
8 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.44%) Time Management
8 2 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.20%) MCSE
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
4 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.88%) CCNP
5 4 (4.88%) MCSA
6 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) MCP
7 2 (2.44%) ACDT
7 2 (2.44%) ACHDS
7 2 (2.44%) ACTC
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCDST
7 2 (2.44%) MCSM
7 2 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.29%) XenApp
3 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) vSphere
5 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.44%) UAG
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) Postfix
8 1 (1.22%) Samba
8 1 (1.22%) Squid
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (29.27%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 34 (41.46%) VMware
3 28 (34.15%) Citrix
4 22 (26.83%) Cisco
5 9 (10.98%) HP
6 7 (8.54%) EMC
7 6 (7.32%) Canon
7 6 (7.32%) Mitel
8 5 (6.10%) WorldPay
9 3 (3.66%) Juniper
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle
10 2 (2.44%) Apple
10 2 (2.44%) Dell
10 2 (2.44%) Lotus
10 2 (2.44%) Remedy
10 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.44%) Veeam
11 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.22%) Equitrac
11 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago