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 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 112 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.19% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Median daily rate £308 £204 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.73% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £204 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £204 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +13.09%
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
2321 2647 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.33% 92.62% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1379 1283
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Reading 0 8 £340 +66.66% 1
Bracknell - 3 £255 -
Newbury - 2 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

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 Berkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (34.48%) SLA
7 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (31.03%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) MS Office
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) MCP
9 6 (20.69%) MCSE
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) WSUS
10 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) BGP
4 2 (6.90%) IPsec
4 2 (6.90%) MPLS
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) IPv6
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) MCP
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) WSUS
2 3 (10.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Brocade
6 3 (10.34%) StorageTek
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Meridio
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Sage
8 1 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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