The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had 2nd Line Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Network Engineer
UK
Rank 595 623 625
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.008% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £193 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.04% +4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £288 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

2nd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

2nd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK.

2nd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK.

2nd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +40 7 £193 -33.04%
South East +20 3 £260 -9.56%
London +23 2 £175 -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £260 -
Winchester - 1 £260 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £200 -

2nd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 2nd Line Network 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 featuring 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) CCNA
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) SLA
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) HNC
6 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) C
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) CCNP
8 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 3 (15.79%) Apple
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.53%) iPad
9 2 (10.53%) Network Management
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (10.53%) iPhone
9 2 (10.53%) VLAN
9 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint

2nd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) IPv4
6 1 (5.26%) PBX
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (5.26%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) BYOD
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Contact Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) HNC
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Arista
4 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Nortel
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware