Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £283 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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
England > North East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 84 141
Rank change year-on-year -19 +57 -21
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 4 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.30% 1.15% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.21% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
North East median daily rate £283 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +24.44% -32.33%
10th Percentile £230 £258 £185
90th Percentile £395 £310 £336
England median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
North East median hourly rate - - £29.00
England median hourly rate £28.38 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +41.90% -9.09% -12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,264 1,156 2,379
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.07% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 771 1,627
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 117
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.49 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% -22.27% +26.62%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.55 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -7 3 £300 +10.09% 2
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 North East region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Service Design
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware