The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 38 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.11% 1.08% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £140 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.56 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +5.87%
3rd Line Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 263 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.72% 94.95% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 163 133
Average daily rate £365 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +49.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £36.90 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) arcserve
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Sophos
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
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