The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Network Engineer was £117 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

Second Line Network Engineer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 - 441
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £117 - £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £256 -
% change year-on-year +30.73% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

2nd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Network Engineer in London

2nd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Network Engineer in London

2nd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Network Engineer in London

2nd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 2nd 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 London region featuring 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Cyberoam
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper

2nd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) L2TP
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cyberoam
3 1 (25.00%) Draytek
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL