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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 90 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 33 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 8
Median daily rate £275 - £258
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.88%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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
2179 2284 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.45% 92.77% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1142 1086
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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
Newbury - 13 £275 -
Bracknell +4 10 - -
Reading -1 8 £260 - 2
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
4 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 20 (43.48%) SQL
6 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.78%) DNS
8 15 (32.61%) HP
9 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
10 13 (28.26%) Solaris
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
12 11 (23.91%) LDAP
12 11 (23.91%) Java
12 11 (23.91%) SLA
12 11 (23.91%) Change Management
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (19.57%) SAN
14 9 (19.57%) MS Office
14 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
15 8 (17.39%) EMC
15 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
16 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
16 7 (15.22%) Veritas
16 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
16 7 (15.22%) ITIL

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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) LDAP
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) NAS
6 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.35%) BGP
7 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 2 (4.35%) IPsec
7 2 (4.35%) LAN
7 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) WAN
8 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.17%) HTTP
8 1 (2.17%) IGRP
8 1 (2.17%) IPv6
8 1 (2.17%) MPLS
8 1 (2.17%) OSPF
8 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) Statistics
3 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Solaris
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.35%) Unix
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.35%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) High Availability
8 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.17%) Network Design
8 1 (2.17%) Release Management
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) MCP
4 6 (13.04%) MCSE
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) CCDA
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) vCloud
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.04%) Netcool
2 6 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (13.04%) WSUS
3 3 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.52%) Unicenter
3 3 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) EMC
5 7 (15.22%) Veritas
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 4 (8.70%) Meridio
8 3 (6.52%) Brocade
8 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.52%) StorageTek
8 3 (6.52%) Sun
9 2 (4.35%) Symantec
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Berkshire
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago