The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 373 368 360
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 30 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £208 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -29.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.66 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -23.63%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 +5 5 £223 -28.80% 2
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 36 (66.67%) VMware
4 33 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (53.70%) Citrix
6 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
7 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
9 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (24.07%) Firewall
11 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (22.22%) Cisco
13 9 (16.67%) MCSE
13 9 (16.67%) MS Office
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (14.81%) SAN
14 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (12.96%) Lync
15 7 (12.96%) Office 365
15 7 (12.96%) SQL
15 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
15 7 (12.96%) Dell
15 7 (12.96%) LAN
15 7 (12.96%) WAN
15 7 (12.96%) DNS
15 7 (12.96%) SLA
15 7 (12.96%) XenApp
15 7 (12.96%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.96%) Lync
4 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) SAN
3 7 (12.96%) LAN
3 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 7 (12.96%) DNS
4 6 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (9.26%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) DSL
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) Intranet
8 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
1 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
2 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) Coaching
6 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) BCP
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) MCSE
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.96%) MCITP
3 5 (9.26%) CCA
3 5 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CCEA
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) XenApp
4 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) NLBS
7 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) vMotion
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) VMware
2 29 (53.70%) Citrix
3 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Dell
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
8 4 (7.41%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) Symantec
9 3 (5.56%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.85%) AppSense
10 1 (1.85%) Brocade
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