The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Technical Support
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1506 1188 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.89% 91.81% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 135 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
3rd Line Technical Support
England

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

3rd Line Technical Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited 3rd Line Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) DHTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database

3rd Line Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited 3rd Line Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle