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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Network Engineer
UK
Rank 580 611 592
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 21 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.051% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 21
Median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £294 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 14 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +9 21 £325 - 3
South East +22 10 £325 -
London +18 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Hampshire +9 6 £325 -
Southampton +10 4 £325 -
East Midlands +3 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
City of London - 2 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
Berkshire - 2 £388 -
Reading - 2 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £338 -
West Midlands +9 1 £310 - 1
Birmingham -1 1 £310 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 25 (64.10%) Firewall
3 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (46.15%) Juniper
4 18 (46.15%) CCNP
5 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
6 15 (38.46%) Wireless
7 13 (33.33%) VoIP
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) LAN
9 10 (25.64%) Citrix
9 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.08%) WAN
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
11 8 (20.51%) CCNA
11 8 (20.51%) OSPF
11 8 (20.51%) F5
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (17.95%) VMware
12 7 (17.95%) BGP
12 7 (17.95%) Avaya
13 6 (15.38%) MPLS
13 6 (15.38%) SLA
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) Fortinet
13 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
14 5 (12.82%) DBS Check
14 5 (12.82%) Mentoring

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Wireless
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (33.33%) VoIP
4 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 9 (23.08%) WAN
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (20.51%) OSPF
7 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 6 (15.38%) MPLS
9 5 (12.82%) Network Security
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.26%) SSL
10 4 (10.26%) VPLS
11 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.69%) SNMP
11 3 (7.69%) VPN
12 2 (5.13%) Broadband
12 2 (5.13%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
3 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.26%) Service Design
4 3 (7.69%) Email Filtering
4 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.69%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.56%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (46.15%) CCNP
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) CCNA
5 5 (12.82%) DBS Check
6 4 (10.26%) CCIE
6 4 (10.26%) CCSE
7 3 (7.69%) CCSP
7 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
8 2 (5.13%) CCSA
8 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.56%) CCIP
9 1 (2.56%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.56%) CCVP
9 1 (2.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.56%) Postfix
2 1 (2.56%) Squid
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 18 (46.15%) Juniper
3 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
5 8 (20.51%) F5
6 7 (17.95%) Avaya
6 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 6 (15.38%) Fortinet
8 5 (12.82%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (10.26%) Aruba
9 4 (10.26%) Computacenter
9 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
9 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.69%) Dell
10 3 (7.69%) Nortel
11 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.13%) Samsung
12 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (2.56%) Brocade
12 1 (2.56%) Huawei