The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £352 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Third Line Network Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 607 611
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 10
Median daily rate £352 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +21.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £269 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £330 £233
% change year-on-year +6.51% +41.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50

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 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
South East +13 6 £352 -6.26% 1
London +4 5 £425 +49.12% 2
Yorkshire +32 2 £280 -12.15%
South West +4 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
3rd Line Network Engineer
UK

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 29 (76.32%) Firewall
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (57.89%) Juniper
5 18 (47.37%) CCNP
6 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
8 12 (31.58%) Wireless
9 11 (28.95%) LAN
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 11 (28.95%) F5
10 9 (23.68%) WAN
11 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
11 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
12 7 (18.42%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (18.42%) OSPF
12 7 (18.42%) BGP
13 6 (15.79%) MPLS
13 6 (15.79%) Citrix
13 6 (15.79%) CCNA
13 6 (15.79%) DNS
13 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (15.79%) Network Security
13 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
14 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
14 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
14 5 (13.16%) VPLS
14 5 (13.16%) 802.1X

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (31.58%) Wireless
4 11 (28.95%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
6 7 (18.42%) BGP
6 7 (18.42%) OSPF
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (15.79%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) MPLS
7 6 (15.79%) Network Security
8 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.16%) VPLS
8 5 (13.16%) VPN
9 4 (10.53%) Internet
9 4 (10.53%) NetScaler
9 4 (10.53%) SSL
10 3 (7.89%) DHCP
10 3 (7.89%) VoIP
10 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
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 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.53%) Service Design
3 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (7.89%) Email Filtering
3 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.89%) Network Management
3 3 (7.89%) Web Filtering
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (47.37%) CCNP
3 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) CCNA
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.26%) CCDP
8 2 (5.26%) CCIE
8 2 (5.26%) CCSA
8 2 (5.26%) CCSE
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (13.16%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CME
4 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) Juniper
3 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
4 11 (28.95%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.16%) Dell
7 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
8 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
8 4 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (10.53%) VMware
9 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.89%) HP
10 2 (5.26%) Brocade
10 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.26%) Nokia
11 1 (2.63%) Aruba
11 1 (2.63%) Avaya
11 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
Hertfordshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £298 per day
Posted: 4 days ago