Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 13 December 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 > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 - 250
Rank change year-on-year - +250 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
North West median daily rate £410 - -
England median daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% -5.88% +70.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5405 6161 8119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.52% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3421 3985 4884
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £234 £231
90th Percentile £588 £556 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 218 402
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £17.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -10.13% +23.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.45 £48.02 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the North West

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Cumbria - 3 £410 -
Manchester - 2 £443 -
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 North West region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Capita
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) ADSL
6 1 (12.50%) ISDN
6 1 (12.50%) LAN

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) VMware