The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh 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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 86 84
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.36% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.37% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -12.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
776 1335 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 678 670
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenServer
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec