The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 492 465 477
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 141 173 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 98 92
Median daily rate £275 £271 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £253 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.03 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.60 £22.10
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -6.79%
3rd Line Support Engineer
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
South East +20 50 £275 +25.00% 6
London -40 36 £281 -10.00% 10
South West +6 12 £314 +51.20% 3
West Midlands -33 9 £240 -28.35% 2
East Midlands +5 8 £270 +2.85% 3
North West -1 8 £313 +12.61% 2
North East -10 7 £294 -
East of England +14 6 £223 -11.00% 4
Yorkshire -8 5 £288 +15.00% 2
Midlands - 2 £200 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
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3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 England region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 191 (66.09%) Windows
2 174 (60.21%) Active Directory
3 149 (51.56%) VMware
4 143 (49.48%) Windows Server
5 109 (37.72%) Microsoft
6 78 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (25.95%) DNS
8 71 (24.57%) MS Exchange
9 69 (23.88%) Citrix
10 66 (22.84%) SQL
11 61 (21.11%) Cisco
11 61 (21.11%) Security Cleared
12 59 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (19.72%) ITIL
14 56 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (15.22%) Windows 7
15 44 (15.22%) SAN
16 42 (14.53%) MS Office
17 41 (14.19%) DHCP
17 41 (14.19%) MS Excel
18 40 (13.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 39 (13.49%) HP
19 39 (13.49%) Office 365
20 38 (13.15%) SCCM
21 37 (12.80%) Firewall
22 36 (12.46%) SC Cleared
23 35 (12.11%) Change Management
24 34 (11.76%) Java
25 33 (11.42%) SQL Server

3rd Line Support Engineer 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 71 (24.57%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.61%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.46%) IIS
9 7 (2.42%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.04%) Documentum
11 3 (1.04%) Live Communications Server
11 3 (1.04%) WordPress
12 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (14.53%) MS Office
2 41 (14.19%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.49%) Office 365
2 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.73%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.38%) Yammer
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.69%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (25.95%) DNS
2 44 (15.22%) SAN
3 41 (14.19%) DHCP
4 37 (12.80%) Firewall
5 31 (10.73%) LAN
6 30 (10.38%) TCP/IP
7 29 (10.03%) WAN
8 22 (7.61%) LDAP
9 18 (6.23%) Internet
10 15 (5.19%) Wireless
11 14 (4.84%) NAS
12 12 (4.15%) Skype
13 10 (3.46%) VLAN
13 10 (3.46%) VPN
14 9 (3.11%) VoIP
15 8 (2.77%) Unified Communications
16 7 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.42%) Intranet
16 7 (2.42%) Network Security
17 5 (1.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.73%) MS Access
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 13 (4.50%) Finance
2 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.42%) Back Office
4 6 (2.08%) Billing
5 4 (1.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.04%) Front Office
7 2 (0.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.69%) Java EE
3 2 (0.69%) JAX-RS
3 2 (0.69%) JSF
3 2 (0.69%) Middleware
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.69%) RESTful
3 2 (0.69%) SOAP
3 2 (0.69%) XML
3 2 (0.69%) XSLT
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.15%) Clustering
4 7 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.73%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.73%) NHS
6 5 (1.73%) PDA
6 5 (1.73%) Statistics
7 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.38%) Replication
7 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.04%) Handset
8 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.04%) IVR
8 3 (1.04%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 191 (66.09%) Windows
2 143 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 78 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 32 (11.07%) Linux
8 26 (9.00%) Solaris
9 22 (7.61%) Windows XP
10 16 (5.54%) Windows 10
11 13 (4.50%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.46%) Unix
13 7 (2.42%) AIX
13 7 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.38%) Android
16 3 (1.04%) CentOS
17 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.72%) ITIL
2 35 (12.11%) Change Management
3 28 (9.69%) Incident Management
4 24 (8.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (7.96%) Migration
6 19 (6.57%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.81%) Time Management
9 10 (3.46%) High Availability
9 10 (3.46%) Server Building
10 9 (3.11%) Project Management
11 8 (2.77%) Patch Management
12 7 (2.42%) Server Patching
13 6 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.08%) Load Balancing
13 6 (2.08%) Validation
14 5 (1.73%) Compliance Management
14 5 (1.73%) Data Protection
15 4 (1.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.84%) SQL
2 34 (11.76%) Java
3 30 (10.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.08%) C#
5 4 (1.38%) C
6 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) Perl
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (12.46%) SC Cleared
4 29 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (9.69%) MCSE
6 23 (7.96%) CCNA
7 21 (7.27%) DV Cleared
8 15 (5.19%) MCP
9 13 (4.50%) CCNP
10 12 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.46%) Degree
11 10 (3.46%) MCSA
12 8 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (2.42%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.73%) ACDT
14 5 (1.73%) ACHDS
14 5 (1.73%) ACTC
14 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.73%) MCDST
14 5 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 174 (60.21%) Active Directory
2 57 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.65%) XenApp
5 17 (5.88%) vSphere
6 13 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (3.81%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.81%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.77%) VMware Server
9 7 (2.42%) XenServer
10 6 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.73%) KVM
11 5 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.04%) NFS
14 2 (0.69%) vCloud
14 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.69%) Xen
15 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (13.15%) SCCM
2 13 (4.50%) NetBackup
3 11 (3.81%) SCOM
3 11 (3.81%) WSUS
4 6 (2.08%) Netcool
4 6 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.38%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.04%) Nagios
7 3 (1.04%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.69%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Grafana
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 149 (51.56%) VMware
2 109 (37.72%) Microsoft
3 69 (23.88%) Citrix
4 61 (21.11%) Cisco
5 39 (13.49%) HP
6 27 (9.34%) Oracle
7 19 (6.57%) EMC
8 16 (5.54%) NetApp
9 13 (4.50%) Dell
9 13 (4.50%) IBM
10 8 (2.77%) Veritas
11 7 (2.42%) Lotus
11 7 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.42%) Veeam
12 6 (2.08%) Apple
12 6 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.73%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.73%) Symantec
14 4 (1.38%) Avaya
14 4 (1.38%) Palo Alto
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