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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 361 358 363
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 34 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 32
Median daily rate £260 £298 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.67 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.61%

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
18033 20348 20215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.74% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12895 14394 14249
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 312 339
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +7 3 £275 +11.11% 3
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 (80.52%) Windows
2 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 39 (50.65%) Windows Server
4 35 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 31 (40.26%) VMware
6 26 (33.77%) Citrix
7 24 (31.17%) SCCM
8 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (28.57%) Firewall
10 20 (25.97%) MS Office
10 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
11 19 (24.68%) Finance
11 19 (24.68%) Office 365
12 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (23.38%) Windows 10
13 15 (19.48%) XenApp
13 15 (19.48%) Cisco
14 14 (18.18%) ITIL
14 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
15 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
15 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
16 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (14.29%) SAN
16 11 (14.29%) Skype for Business
17 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
17 10 (12.99%) Skype
18 9 (11.69%) HP

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 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Office
2 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.68%) Office 365
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (14.29%) SAN
3 10 (12.99%) Skype
4 8 (10.39%) DNS
5 7 (9.09%) LAN
5 7 (9.09%) SSL
5 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.79%) VPN
7 5 (6.49%) Network Security
7 5 (6.49%) WAN
8 3 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.90%) VLAN
9 2 (2.60%) Internet
10 1 (1.30%) BGP
10 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.30%) NAS
10 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.30%) OSPF
10 1 (1.30%) VPLS
10 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) MSMQ
1 8 (10.39%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) iPhone
1 7 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 6 (7.79%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) BYOD
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Windows Server
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.38%) Windows 10
4 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
5 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.19%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.60%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (2.60%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.60%) Server Building
7 2 (2.60%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 1 (1.30%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.69%) MCSE
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) CCNA
5 3 (3.90%) CCNP
5 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) MCP
6 2 (2.60%) MCSA
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ACHDS
7 1 (1.30%) ACTC
7 1 (1.30%) CCA
7 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.30%) MCSM
7 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.48%) XenApp
3 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.79%) vSphere
5 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.60%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.60%) UAG
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.30%) KVM
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.30%) NFS
7 1 (1.30%) Postfix
7 1 (1.30%) Samba
7 1 (1.30%) Squid
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (31.17%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.30%) OVSD
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.26%) VMware
3 26 (33.77%) Citrix
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco
5 9 (11.69%) HP
6 7 (9.09%) Canon
6 7 (9.09%) Mitel
7 5 (6.49%) EMC
7 5 (6.49%) WorldPay
8 3 (3.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) Dell
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.60%) Veeam
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.30%) DataCore
10 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.30%) Lotus
10 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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