Period
to 24 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +51
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.01% 1.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
East Sussex median daily rate £345 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% - -
South East median daily rate £333 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.53% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate £25.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 466 599 495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 97.88% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 343 347
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £146
90th Percentile £653 £586 £563
South East median daily rate £438 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £20.50 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.10% +3.33% +127.27%
10th Percentile £15.80 £11.23 £9.99
90th Percentile £32.90 £48.68 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £19.16 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +12.50% +2.86%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in East Sussex

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in East Sussex

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in East Sussex

3rd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. 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
Brighton +22 10 £345 -4.83% 3
3rd Line Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 Sussex region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (40.00%) Zerto
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (20.00%) Ivanti

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
2 4 (40.00%) Zerto
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (20.00%) Ivanti