The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 52 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.47% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.49% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £183 £250 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
3rd Line Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
549 820 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.69% 95.91% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 473 472
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 70 81
Median hourly rate £39.75 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Cambridge +17 4 £183 -27.00% 1
3rd Line Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) VMware