The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bradford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £25.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +24.81%
Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 152 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 97.24% 96.20% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 62 36
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
3rd Line Support
West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

3rd Line Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft