The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester 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 3 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
3 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 Chester - - -
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 £238
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.50 £20.60
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +9.21%
3rd Line Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 235 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.90% 96.71% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 151 83
Median daily rate £373 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 33
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.00 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Chester

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 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 Chester region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft