The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 41 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +13.09%
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 379 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.76% 94.99% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 258 249
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 15
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £26.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +53.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -2 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 3rd Line Support 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 Bedfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (75.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware