The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham 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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +12.82%
3rd Line Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 157 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 86.61% 98.13% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 107 49
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Cheltenham region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware