Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Third Line Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 124 123
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 22 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.83% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 9
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -4.00% -14.53%
10th Percentile £275 £153 £180
90th Percentile £425 £300 £340
England median daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +11.11%
England median hourly rate £34.75 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +73.75% -6.24% -9.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,764 2,998 3,106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.24% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,674 1,836 1,864
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 134 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.18 £13.73 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.87% +1.69% -
10th Percentile £10.39 £10.35 £9.62
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 11 £350 +37.25% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 7 £300 +69.01% 1
Leicestershire +9 3 £300 +16.50%
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -
3rd Line Engineer
England

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 3rd Line Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) SCCM
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 7 (31.82%) Automotive
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Games
6 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) Office 365
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Nessus
8 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) CommVault
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.09%) SAN

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 7 (31.82%) Automotive
2 6 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
8 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Nessus
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard