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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 565 563 552
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 27 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.015% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£331 £225 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 30 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 24 December 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 -8 27 £331 +47.22% 2
London +25 13 £340 +51.11% 1
South East -23 9 £338 -
South West - 2 £135 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
City of London +6 1 £360 -
Berkshire -3 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - -
Skipton - - - -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) WAN
4 20 (47.62%) LAN
4 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (35.71%) CCNP
6 14 (33.33%) DNS
6 14 (33.33%) OSPF
6 14 (33.33%) BGP
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
8 12 (28.57%) DHCP
8 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
9 11 (26.19%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) CCNA
10 10 (23.81%) VMware
11 9 (21.43%) EIGRP
11 9 (21.43%) F5
12 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
12 8 (19.05%) IPsec
12 8 (19.05%) VPN
12 8 (19.05%) VoIP
13 7 (16.67%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) Juniper
13 7 (16.67%) SAN
14 6 (14.29%) TACACS
14 6 (14.29%) Citrix
14 6 (14.29%) Active Directory

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) WAN
3 20 (47.62%) LAN
4 14 (33.33%) DNS
4 14 (33.33%) OSPF
4 14 (33.33%) BGP
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (28.57%) DHCP
5 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
7 9 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 8 (19.05%) VoIP
8 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
8 8 (19.05%) IPsec
9 7 (16.67%) SAN
10 6 (14.29%) TACACS
11 5 (11.90%) MPLS
11 5 (11.90%) NAS
12 4 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Change Management
2 5 (11.90%) ITSM
2 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (9.52%) Line Management
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.52%) Network Design
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) CCIE
6 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) CCSA
7 2 (4.76%) CCSE
8 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) F5
5 7 (16.67%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 6 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.14%) CA
9 2 (4.76%) Nokia
10 1 (2.38%) Avaya
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) Nortel
10 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.38%) Mitel
10 1 (2.38%) McAfee
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