The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.59% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.55% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.90% -7.32%
3rd Line Support
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 248 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 96.67% 94.66% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 133 91
Average daily rate £358 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 7
Average hourly rate £18.84 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £31.25 £35.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) MS Project
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam