The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 179 208 202
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 22 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 9
Average daily rate
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£284 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £246 £255 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £97.91 £22.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+345.04% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +3.44%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5363 6610 7331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.45% 92.42% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3925 4808 5247
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.75 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 14 (30.43%) Citrix
7 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
9 8 (17.39%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) Finance
9 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco
11 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (13.04%) Firewall
11 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) XenApp
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
13 4 (8.70%) Migration
13 4 (8.70%) Banking

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Lync
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) Liferay
7 1 (2.17%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Academy Housing
1 1 (2.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) Extranet
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) DMZ
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) DSL
6 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) WSDL
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) Service Management
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) MVC
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) High Availability
5 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) CCA
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) UAG
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) NLBS
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.17%) DameWare
3 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) SCSM
3 1 (2.17%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.17%) Civica
7 1 (2.17%) Capita
7 1 (2.17%) Orchard
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