Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 210 177
Rank change year-on-year +23 -33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £365 - -
England median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4554 5921 4707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 94.98% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3535 2695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 238 270
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

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

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

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

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

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

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

3rd Line Network Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the West Midlands

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

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham 0 1 £365 -
Staffordshire - 1 £365 -
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Proofpoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Proofpoint