Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 362 382
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -14
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 12
South East median daily rate £393 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £363 £305 £287
90th Percentile £416 £475 £433
England median daily rate £400 £394 £325
% change year-on-year +1.59% +21.15% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -37.50% +23.08% +14.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Hampshire +7 6 £400 +6.67%
Thames Valley -5 4 £375 +27.66% 1
Berkshire +10 2 - -
Oxfordshire +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (60.00%) Extreme Networks
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (60.00%) SSL
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (40.00%) Email Filtering
6 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Regular Expression
7 3 (30.00%) CentOS
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Brocade
9 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco ICM

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (10.00%) Broadband
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (10.00%) LAN
8 1 (10.00%) LTE
8 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) Email Filtering
3 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (10.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Lancope
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto