The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Network Engineer
UK / England
Rank 562 603 570
Rank change year-on-year +41 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 23 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.024% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.026% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 16
Median daily rate £325 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £278 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -4.61% +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +39 8 £450 +44.00% 2
South East +21 8 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £258 -
West Midlands - 1 £310 - 1
3rd Line Network Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the England region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) Firewall
3 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (50.00%) Juniper
4 19 (50.00%) CCNP
5 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 17 (44.74%) Wireless
7 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (26.32%) F5
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) OSPF
9 9 (23.68%) LAN
9 9 (23.68%) VoIP
10 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 8 (21.05%) BGP
10 8 (21.05%) MPLS
10 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
10 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.42%) Citrix
11 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.42%) ITIL
11 7 (18.42%) CCNA
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (15.79%) DNS
12 6 (15.79%) Windows
12 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
12 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.16%) FortiGate

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Wireless
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (23.68%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
5 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 8 (21.05%) BGP
6 8 (21.05%) MPLS
6 8 (21.05%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) DNS
9 5 (13.16%) VPLS
10 4 (10.53%) Network Security
10 4 (10.53%) SSL
11 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
11 3 (7.89%) SNMP
11 3 (7.89%) VPN
12 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Service Design
4 3 (7.89%) Email Filtering
4 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
4 3 (7.89%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) CCNA
5 4 (10.53%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) CCSE
5 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
6 3 (7.89%) CCSP
6 3 (7.89%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.26%) CCSA
7 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) CCIP
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.63%) CCVP
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.63%) Postfix
2 1 (2.63%) Squid
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (13.16%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.63%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) Juniper
3 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
4 10 (26.32%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 7 (18.42%) Citrix
7 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
8 5 (13.16%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
9 4 (10.53%) Aruba
9 4 (10.53%) Avaya
9 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
10 3 (7.89%) Dell
10 3 (7.89%) Nortel
11 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.26%) Samsung
12 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (2.63%) Brocade
12 1 (2.63%) Huawei
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