The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.29% 1.61% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 1.67% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £245 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.21 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.35% -12.15%
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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 Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 120 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 89.29% 96.77% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 75 111
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 18
Average hourly rate £48.00 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

3rd Line Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) WSUS
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) WSUS
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft