The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £220 £313
% change year-on-year
+50.56% -29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
741 852 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.82% 89.68% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 405 448
Average daily rate £390 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £522 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 60 36
Average hourly rate £16.04 £31.56 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.83 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

3rd Line Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

3rd Line Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

3rd Line Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire