The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire 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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £325 £275 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +34.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £63.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% +13.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -12.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1762 2232 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.59% 90.62% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 1143 1236
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 119 54
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Reading +15 8 £325 +28.07% 2
Newbury - 1 £275 -
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) DNS
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Solaris
4 15 (46.88%) Incident Management
5 14 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (43.75%) LDAP
5 14 (43.75%) Java
5 14 (43.75%) Change Management
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.63%) Citrix
9 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.50%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) EMC
10 4 (12.50%) Firewall
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.50%) Cisco
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (12.50%) Office 365
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) SCCM

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) DNS
2 14 (43.75%) LDAP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) BGP
4 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 2 (6.25%) Broadband
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) ICMP
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (6.25%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) HSRP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.13%) IOS XR
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Billing
1 1 (3.13%) Law
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Solaris
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Incident Management
2 14 (43.75%) Change Management
2 14 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCIP
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Netcool
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Huawei
7 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
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