The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £238 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +10.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £253 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.97% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
622 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.88% 95.46% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 377 349
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Birmingham region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kronos
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Kronos
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SAP