The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England 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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 115 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 13 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.99% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.04% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 25
Median daily rate £220 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £154 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £278 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £35.25 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +12.82%
3rd Line Support
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2405 2696 2745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.43% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1521 1522
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 241 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hertfordshire +8 8 £220 -22.87% 1
Norfolk -6 2 £190 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £240 -4.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 - - 1
Suffolk -3 1 £190 -15.55% 1
Essex -6 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 East of England region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (36.36%) Citrix
7 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
7 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) Office 365
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 5 (15.15%) XenApp
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) VPN
12 4 (12.12%) HP
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) SAN
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
12 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
12 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
13 3 (9.09%) Windows 8

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Android
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Unix
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) CCA
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) CCNP
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.09%) Bacula
1 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Altiris
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £20 to £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago