The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset 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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
- +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +7.69%
3rd Line Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 183 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.66% 96.32% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 108 100
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -19.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Dorset region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware