The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 1 August 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 Cambridgeshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 60 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 0.70% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.74% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 - £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £258
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.45% -19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -1.13%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 676 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.68% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 297 323
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +12 6 £213 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £425 - 4
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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