The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had 3rd Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Analyst
Rank 597 588 575
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 27 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.091% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 32
Median daily rate £285 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £217 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £392 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £233 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.27% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £25.63 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.33 - £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 - £26.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.63 - £20.00
3rd Line Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

3rd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

3rd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

3rd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
London -26 8 £295 +0.51%
Yorkshire +16 5 £250 +11.11% 1
South East +10 4 £291 +2.19% 6
West Midlands -29 4 £450 +176.92% 1
South West - 3 £280 -
East of England - 2 £300 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support Analyst
UK

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 3rd Line Support Analyst 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 England region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) VMware
3 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
4 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
5 27 (44.26%) Windows Server
6 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (32.79%) ITIL
9 18 (29.51%) SCCM
10 17 (27.87%) Citrix
11 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
12 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
13 14 (22.95%) DNS
14 13 (21.31%) DHCP
15 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.67%) Linux
16 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
17 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
17 9 (14.75%) Office 365
17 9 (14.75%) SQL
17 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
17 9 (14.75%) Firewall
18 8 (13.11%) Finance
18 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
18 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
18 8 (13.11%) MS Office
18 8 (13.11%) SAN
18 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (13.11%) vSphere

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.75%) Skype for Business
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.64%) MindAlign
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) Firewall
4 8 (13.11%) SAN
4 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) Internet
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
5 5 (8.20%) VPN
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.92%) VoIP
7 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.28%) WLAN
8 1 (1.64%) IMAP
8 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.64%) MPLS
8 1 (1.64%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Online Betting
3 2 (3.28%) Private Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) NHS
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Windows Server
3 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
6 12 (19.67%) Linux
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Android
8 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.92%) CentOS
8 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.92%) Unix
9 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Solaris
10 1 (1.64%) SUSE
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.56%) Migration
3 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.56%) Service Management
4 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
4 3 (4.92%) Project Management
4 3 (4.92%) Server Building
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.28%) Change Management
5 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) Data Management
5 2 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
6 2 (3.28%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.11%) vSphere
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) DFS Replication
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.64%) UAG
8 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.92%) SCSM
4 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.28%) Cacti
5 2 (3.28%) Grafana
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
5 2 (3.28%) Opsview
5 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) VMware
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.87%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
6 3 (4.92%) Dell
6 3 (4.92%) Mitel
6 3 (4.92%) NetApp
6 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.92%) Veeam
7 2 (3.28%) AppSense
7 2 (3.28%) Avaya
7 2 (3.28%) CommVault
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) Sophos
7 2 (3.28%) Splunk
8 1 (1.64%) Cognos
8 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec