The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 584 556 579
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 21 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 30 July 2014. 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 -33 4 £288 -4.16% 4
London - 2 £238 - 1
South East -14 1 £325 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -16 1 £325 +35.41%
South West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) IronPort
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) IronPort
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
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