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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 356 362 371
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 52 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 24
Average daily rate £300 £300 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £250 £238
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.67 £28.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £24.38 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.06%
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 4 £248 -22.65% 3
Harrow - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 74 (75.51%) Windows
2 51 (52.04%) Windows Server
3 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
4 44 (44.90%) VMware
5 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
7 26 (26.53%) MS Exchange
8 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 20 (20.41%) Finance
10 19 (19.39%) DNS
11 18 (18.37%) SAN
11 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
12 17 (17.35%) Cisco
12 17 (17.35%) Citrix
13 16 (16.33%) Office 365
13 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (15.31%) LAN
15 13 (13.27%) SQL
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (12.24%) Banking
16 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (11.22%) Firewall
18 10 (10.20%) MS Office
18 10 (10.20%) WAN
18 10 (10.20%) DHCP
18 10 (10.20%) vSphere
19 9 (9.18%) SCCM
19 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.18%) IIS
4 9 (9.18%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Office
2 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.33%) Office 365
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.04%) Yammer
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) DNS
2 18 (18.37%) SAN
3 15 (15.31%) LAN
4 11 (11.22%) Firewall
5 10 (10.20%) DHCP
5 10 (10.20%) WAN
6 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.10%) Network Security
8 4 (4.08%) Internet
8 4 (4.08%) Intranet
8 4 (4.08%) VPN
8 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.06%) MPLS
9 3 (3.06%) NAS
9 3 (3.06%) Wireless
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.04%) SMTP
10 2 (2.04%) SSL
10 2 (2.04%) VLAN
10 2 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Maven
1 2 (2.04%) Subversion
1 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 4 (4.08%) Law
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.04%) Java SE
1 2 (2.04%) Lucene
1 2 (2.04%) Middleware
1 2 (2.04%) NHibernate
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.04%) RESTful
1 2 (2.04%) SOAP
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) New Media
3 3 (3.06%) NHS
3 3 (3.06%) Wiki
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.02%) Informatics
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (75.51%) Windows
2 51 (52.04%) Windows Server
3 40 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.14%) Linux
8 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.06%) Android
10 2 (2.04%) Unix
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.18%) ITIL
1 9 (9.18%) Migration
2 5 (5.10%) Change Management
3 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.08%) Network Management
3 4 (4.08%) Patch Management
4 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
4 3 (3.06%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.06%) High Availability
4 3 (3.06%) Information Security
4 3 (3.06%) Low Latency
4 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.04%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.04%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.04%) Document Management
5 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Management
5 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) MCSE
3 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) MCITP
4 3 (3.06%) CCIE
4 3 (3.06%) CCNA
4 3 (3.06%) CCNP
4 3 (3.06%) MCTS
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (47.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.20%) vSphere
4 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.10%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.08%) XenApp
7 2 (2.04%) vCloud
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
8 1 (1.02%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.02%) NFS
8 1 (1.02%) Samba
8 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
3 4 (4.08%) WSUS
4 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.06%) Nagios
4 3 (3.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.02%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) VMware
2 26 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.35%) Cisco
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 9 (9.18%) SolarWinds
5 8 (8.16%) HP
6 5 (5.10%) NetApp
7 3 (3.06%) Infoblox
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec
7 3 (3.06%) Veeam
8 2 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) EMC
8 2 (2.04%) ESRI
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Lotus
9 1 (1.02%) arcserve
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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