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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 636 631 610
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 19 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.040% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.042% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Median daily rate £394 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 20 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 26 September 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 +8 17 £400 +23.07% 10
South East +16 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +10 4 £355 +15.44% 1
Middlesex - 4 £438 -
Southampton +15 3 £400 +37.93%
Yorkshire +6 3 £500 +81.81% 2
London -6 3 £238 -16.37% 2
West Yorkshire +9 2 £513 +113.54% 2
Scotland +7 2 £160 -53.45%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £160 -
Bellshill - 2 £160 -
Reading +15 1 £388 -21.71%
South West +13 1 - - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £388 -21.71%
Bath - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £319 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hull - 1 £319 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 31 (73.81%) Firewall
3 27 (64.29%) CheckPoint
4 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (45.24%) Juniper
6 18 (42.86%) CCNP
7 15 (35.71%) CCNA
7 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (33.33%) LAN
9 13 (30.95%) WAN
9 13 (30.95%) F5
10 11 (26.19%) Fortinet
10 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) Wireless
10 11 (26.19%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) VoIP
11 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (16.67%) FortiGate
14 7 (16.67%) TippingPoint
14 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
14 7 (16.67%) HP
15 6 (14.29%) CA
15 6 (14.29%) Internet
15 6 (14.29%) OSPF
15 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3

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 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
4 13 (30.95%) WAN
5 11 (26.19%) Network Security
5 11 (26.19%) Wireless
6 10 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (23.81%) VoIP
7 9 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (14.29%) Internet
8 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.90%) DNS
9 5 (11.90%) SSL
9 5 (11.90%) VPN
10 4 (9.52%) BGP
11 3 (7.14%) MPLS
11 3 (7.14%) VLAN
12 2 (4.76%) VPLS
13 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (42.86%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCNA
4 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) CCVP
7 3 (7.14%) CCIE
7 3 (7.14%) CCSE
7 3 (7.14%) JNCIS
7 3 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) ACSA
8 2 (4.76%) CCSP
8 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.76%) MCITP
8 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (4.76%) MCTS
8 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 19 (45.24%) Juniper
4 13 (30.95%) F5
5 11 (26.19%) Fortinet
6 7 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 7 (16.67%) TippingPoint
7 6 (14.29%) CA
7 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
9 3 (7.14%) Aruba
9 3 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (4.76%) Apple
10 2 (4.76%) Dell
10 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.76%) Nortel
10 2 (4.76%) Symantec
11 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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