The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 98 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 30 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
Median daily rate £275 £228 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £228 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £228 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +12.82%
3rd Line Support
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
2283 2364 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.43% 93.44% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1208 1136
Median daily rate £408 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 78
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
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 across the Berkshire region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
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 across the Berkshire region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +7 12 £300 - 3
Bracknell 0 7 £255 - 3
Newbury - 7 £275 -
Maidenhead 0 1 £400 +75.82%
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 3rd Line Support 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 in the job title.

1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 25 (53.19%) VMware
4 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
5 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.04%) HP
8 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
8 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) SLA
10 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (25.53%) DV Cleared
11 11 (23.40%) DNS
11 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.28%) MS Office
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
13 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (17.02%) SAN
14 8 (17.02%) ITIL
14 8 (17.02%) MCP
14 8 (17.02%) MCSE
14 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (14.89%) DHCP
15 7 (14.89%) EMC
15 7 (14.89%) Citrix
16 6 (12.77%) Cisco
16 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
16 6 (12.77%) Change Management

3rd Line Support 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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.51%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
3 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 5 (10.64%) LDAP
5 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) NAS
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) BGP
6 2 (4.26%) IPsec
6 2 (4.26%) MPLS
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.13%) IGRP
7 1 (2.13%) IPv6
7 1 (2.13%) OSPF
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.64%) Solaris
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
1 8 (17.02%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
2 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Server Patching
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) MCP
3 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 2 (4.26%) MCITP
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) CCDA
7 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) vCloud
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) WSUS
2 5 (10.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.51%) Netcool
3 4 (8.51%) Unicenter
3 4 (8.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) VMware
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) EMC
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco
6 5 (10.64%) Meridio
6 5 (10.64%) Veritas
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle
8 3 (6.38%) Brocade
8 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 3 (6.38%) StorageTek
8 3 (6.38%) Sun
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Sage
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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