The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 92 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.60% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.63% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £228 £303 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.79% +45.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £210
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.88%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1502 1593 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.22% 95.79% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 920 723
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 83 156
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £180 -36.84%
Leicestershire +3 1 £275 -8.33%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 East Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) SCCM
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) WAN
9 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
9 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Server Building
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Novell
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos