The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Third Line Network Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 423 404
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.013% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.014% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -2.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -4.61% +3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in London

3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in London.

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in London.

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London - 2 £313 -
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 5 (41.67%) VPLS
3 5 (41.67%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
3 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE

3rd 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) VPLS
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) F5
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat