The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 167 161 187
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 17
Median daily rate £251 £328 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% +15.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £460 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £97.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
3rd Line Support
London

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
3247 4391 5588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.27% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 3454 4099
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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

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

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 30 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 City of London region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (20.00%) Yammer
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Polish Language
3 1 (10.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (10.00%) SCSM
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Canon
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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