The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 596 620 612
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 18 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.056% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 24
Median daily rate £325 £313 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +88.88%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 15 £325 +4.00% 5
South East +14 7 £325 +2.76% 2
London +6 5 £255 -33.11% 1
Yorkshire +25 3 £525 +68.00%
Hampshire +20 3 £325 +44.44%
Southampton +5 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £200 -41.81%
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £200 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (77.50%) Cisco
2 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (57.50%) Firewall
4 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (50.00%) CCNP
5 19 (47.50%) CCNA
5 19 (47.50%) VoIP
6 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (40.00%) WAN
7 16 (40.00%) LAN
8 15 (37.50%) Wireless
9 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
9 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) VMware
11 9 (22.50%) Network Security
11 9 (22.50%) Juniper
12 7 (17.50%) OSPF
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
12 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
13 6 (15.00%) SSL
13 6 (15.00%) Internet
13 6 (15.00%) Citrix
13 6 (15.00%) Avaya
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.50%) VPN
14 5 (12.50%) ITIL
14 5 (12.50%) CCVP
15 4 (10.00%) Windows Server

3rd 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) VoIP
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (40.00%) LAN
4 16 (40.00%) WAN
5 15 (37.50%) Wireless
6 9 (22.50%) Network Security
7 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) OSPF
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
8 6 (15.00%) SSL
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.50%) BGP
12 2 (5.00%) Broadband
12 2 (5.00%) MPLS
12 2 (5.00%) SNMP
12 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
13 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Email Filtering
4 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (50.00%) CCNP
3 19 (47.50%) CCNA
4 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) CCVP
6 4 (10.00%) CCIE
7 3 (7.50%) CCSE
7 3 (7.50%) CCSP
7 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
7 3 (7.50%) MCSE
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.00%) ACSA
8 2 (5.00%) CCENT
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.00%) MCITP
8 2 (5.00%) MCSA
8 2 (5.00%) MCTS
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.50%) Postfix
2 1 (2.50%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (22.50%) Juniper
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
5 6 (15.00%) Avaya
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) Aruba
7 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (7.50%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (7.50%) F5
8 3 (7.50%) Nortel
9 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 2 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) Samsung
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
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