The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Technical Support
Rank - 92 86
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.067% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £248 £225
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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 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
1428 1503 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.26% 92.89% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 761 627
Average daily rate £350 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 97 113
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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

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

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

3rd Line Technical Support
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 Technical Support across the East Midlands region.

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