The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Network Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 621 605 596
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
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£335 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £235 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £329 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

3rd Line Network Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
England -13 8 £335 +3.07% 4
London -6 4 £335 +24.07%
South East -14 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Surrey -5 2 £375 +13.20%
Hampshire -3 1 £290 -10.76%
Southampton - 1 £290 -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £413 -
Scotland - 1 £413 -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) MPLS
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (13.33%) SSL
10 2 (13.33%) SAN
10 2 (13.33%) HP

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Network 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 Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 1 (6.67%) 3G
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Change Control
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) Websense
6 1 (6.67%) 3Com
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