The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 456 479 490
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 133 98 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 37
Average daily rate
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£260 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £172 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.99 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £15.46 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.25 £27.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £20.24 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+1.77% -17.38%
3rd Line Support Engineer
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 44 £288 -4.16% 12
South East -8 35 £225 -5.26% 10
North West -23 17 £278 +15.62% 5
South West +1 14 £208 -17.00%
West Midlands -2 8 £335 +39.58% 1
Yorkshire -25 8 £250 +108.33% 3
East of England -3 6 £250 +31.57%
North East -27 1 - -
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3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 206 (79.54%) Windows
2 156 (60.23%) VMware
3 150 (57.92%) Active Directory
4 115 (44.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (44.02%) MS Exchange
6 87 (33.59%) Citrix
6 87 (33.59%) Microsoft
7 72 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 65 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (20.85%) Windows 7
10 52 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (19.69%) Hyper-V
12 50 (19.31%) SCCM
13 44 (16.99%) SAN
14 40 (15.44%) XenApp
15 37 (14.29%) Cisco
16 35 (13.51%) SQL
17 32 (12.36%) ITIL
18 28 (10.81%) Lync
19 27 (10.42%) vSphere
19 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (10.42%) DNS
20 26 (10.04%) MS Office
20 26 (10.04%) Firewall
21 25 (9.65%) LAN
22 24 (9.27%) SQL Server
22 24 (9.27%) MS Excel
22 24 (9.27%) Office 365
23 23 (8.88%) PowerShell

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 114 (44.02%) MS Exchange
2 65 (25.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (10.81%) Lync
4 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 17 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (5.79%) IIS
8 10 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.39%) JBoss
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (10.04%) MS Office
2 24 (9.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.27%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.99%) SAN
2 27 (10.42%) DNS
3 26 (10.04%) Firewall
4 25 (9.65%) LAN
5 23 (8.88%) WAN
6 19 (7.34%) DHCP
7 13 (5.02%) VPN
8 11 (4.25%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.86%) VoIP
9 10 (3.86%) Wireless
10 9 (3.47%) Internet
11 7 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.70%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.70%) NAS
12 6 (2.32%) Network Security
13 4 (1.54%) FWSM
14 3 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.16%) BIG-IP
14 3 (1.16%) VLAN
14 3 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (5.02%) Finance
2 8 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.93%) Law
3 5 (1.93%) Banking
4 4 (1.54%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.93%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.77%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.39%) LAMP
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.63%) Clustering
3 11 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.32%) Replication
5 6 (2.32%) NHS
6 5 (1.93%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.93%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.54%) PKI
8 2 (0.77%) Informatics
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Telematics
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 206 (79.54%) Windows
2 115 (44.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (27.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (20.85%) Windows 7
6 18 (6.95%) Windows XP
7 17 (6.56%) Linux
8 10 (3.86%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.54%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.77%) Android
12 2 (0.77%) UNIX
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.39%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) NetWare
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.36%) ITIL
2 19 (7.34%) Change Management
3 13 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.02%) Migration
4 10 (3.86%) Problem Management
5 8 (3.09%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (2.70%) Software Deployment
6 7 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (2.70%) Information Security
6 7 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 5 (1.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (1.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (1.93%) Performance Management
7 5 (1.93%) ISMS
7 5 (1.93%) Information Security Management
7 5 (1.93%) Security Management
7 5 (1.93%) Service Management
8 4 (1.54%) Project Management
8 4 (1.54%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.51%) SQL
2 23 (8.88%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.86%) VBScript
3 10 (3.86%) VB
4 5 (1.93%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.34%) SC Cleared
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.41%) CCNA
5 13 (5.02%) MCSE
6 7 (2.70%) MCITP
7 6 (2.32%) MCSA
8 5 (1.93%) MCP
8 5 (1.93%) CCNP
8 5 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.54%) HND
9 4 (1.54%) Degree
9 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.16%) CCIE
11 2 (0.77%) CCA
11 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.77%) MCTS
11 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) SLA
2 7 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 150 (57.92%) Active Directory
2 52 (20.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (19.69%) Hyper-V
4 40 (15.44%) XenApp
5 27 (10.42%) vSphere
6 15 (5.79%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.47%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.32%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.16%) XenServer
10 3 (1.16%) Xen
10 3 (1.16%) NLBS
10 3 (1.16%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.77%) Samba
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.77%) NFS
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (19.31%) SCCM
2 22 (8.49%) SCOM
3 13 (5.02%) WSUS
4 10 (3.86%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.09%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.32%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.93%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.54%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.16%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.16%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.77%) Nagios
11 1 (0.39%) OVSD
11 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.39%) OpenView
11 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.39%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 156 (60.23%) VMware
2 87 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (33.59%) Citrix
3 37 (14.29%) Cisco
4 17 (6.56%) Sophos
5 16 (6.18%) HP
6 10 (3.86%) NetApp
6 10 (3.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.09%) Dell
8 6 (2.32%) EMC
8 6 (2.32%) Symantec
8 6 (2.32%) McAfee
8 6 (2.32%) Polycom
9 5 (1.93%) Veritas
10 4 (1.54%) Lotus
10 4 (1.54%) IBM
10 4 (1.54%) Avaya
10 4 (1.54%) Juniper
10 4 (1.54%) Veeam
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle
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