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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 463 450 431
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 110 154 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 97
Median daily rate £250 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -8.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £63.00 £44.08
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 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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
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 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 39 £250 -23.07% 8
South East +6 27 £325 +18.18% 7
North West +28 9 £197 -28.36% 4
South West -3 9 £241 +37.85% 4
East of England +5 7 £300 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £200 -24.88% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £250 +6.95% 3
North East - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £285 +14.00%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 163 (73.09%) Windows
2 116 (52.02%) VMware
3 113 (50.67%) Windows Server
4 108 (48.43%) Active Directory
5 93 (41.70%) Microsoft
6 56 (25.11%) Citrix
7 55 (24.66%) DNS
7 55 (24.66%) SCCM
8 52 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (22.42%) MS Exchange
10 45 (20.18%) Cisco
11 44 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (18.39%) Office 365
13 40 (17.94%) MS Office
13 40 (17.94%) Firewall
14 39 (17.49%) ITIL
15 38 (17.04%) SQL
16 37 (16.59%) Windows 7
17 35 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (15.25%) Security Cleared
19 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
20 31 (13.90%) SAN
21 30 (13.45%) Windows 10
22 29 (13.00%) Finance
23 27 (12.11%) DHCP
24 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
24 26 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2010
25 24 (10.76%) SC Cleared
26 23 (10.31%) PowerShell
26 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification

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 50 (22.42%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.28%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.59%) IIS
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.35%) Documentum
9 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (17.94%) MS Office
2 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.39%) Office 365
2 16 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.90%) Yammer
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.66%) DNS
2 40 (17.94%) Firewall
3 31 (13.90%) SAN
4 27 (12.11%) DHCP
5 22 (9.87%) TCP/IP
6 19 (8.52%) LAN
7 15 (6.73%) WAN
8 14 (6.28%) LDAP
8 14 (6.28%) VPN
9 13 (5.83%) Skype
10 8 (3.59%) NAS
10 8 (3.59%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.14%) Internet
11 7 (3.14%) Network Security
11 7 (3.14%) SSL
12 5 (2.24%) BGP
12 5 (2.24%) VLAN
13 4 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.79%) OSPF
13 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) MS Access
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (13.00%) Finance
2 8 (3.59%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.24%) Local Government
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.35%) Electronics
5 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.59%) MSMQ
1 8 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.83%) Clustering
3 10 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.04%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.59%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.69%) iPhone
6 6 (2.69%) VCE vBlock
7 5 (2.24%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.79%) NHS
8 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) FMCG
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 163 (73.09%) Windows
2 113 (50.67%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (19.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (16.59%) Windows 7
6 30 (13.45%) Windows 10
7 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.52%) Linux
9 18 (8.07%) Solaris
9 18 (8.07%) Windows 8
10 15 (6.73%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.24%) CentOS
13 4 (1.79%) Android
13 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.35%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.90%) Unix
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.49%) ITIL
2 22 (9.87%) Incident Management
3 20 (8.97%) Change Management
4 14 (6.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (6.28%) Problem Management
5 11 (4.93%) Migration
6 10 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.48%) ITIL V3
7 9 (4.04%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.04%) Project Management
8 8 (3.59%) High Availability
8 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.59%) SDLC
9 7 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.14%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (3.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 6 (2.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.69%) Software Deployment
10 6 (2.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.24%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.04%) SQL
2 23 (10.31%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.97%) Java
4 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.35%) Python
5 2 (0.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.73%) MCSE
6 14 (6.28%) Degree
7 10 (4.48%) CCNP
8 9 (4.04%) CCNA
8 9 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.59%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.24%) MCSA
11 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.79%) MCP
12 3 (1.35%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.35%) CCIE
12 3 (1.35%) CCIP
13 2 (0.90%) ACHDS
13 2 (0.90%) ACTC
13 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) SLA
2 5 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 108 (48.43%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.87%) XenApp
4 19 (8.52%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.28%) vSphere
6 9 (4.04%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.79%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.90%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.90%) UAG
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.90%) XenServer
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.45%) Samba
11 1 (0.45%) Squid
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (24.66%) SCCM
2 6 (2.69%) SCOM
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.79%) Nagios
3 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.79%) WSUS
4 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.35%) Netcool
4 3 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.90%) Grafana
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.90%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.90%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (52.02%) VMware
2 93 (41.70%) Microsoft
3 56 (25.11%) Citrix
4 45 (20.18%) Cisco
5 21 (9.42%) HP
6 18 (8.07%) EMC
7 8 (3.59%) AppSense
7 8 (3.59%) Dell
7 8 (3.59%) Juniper
8 7 (3.14%) Oracle
9 6 (2.69%) Canon
9 6 (2.69%) Mitel
9 6 (2.69%) NetApp
9 6 (2.69%) Veeam
10 5 (2.24%) WorldPay
11 4 (1.79%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.35%) Apple
12 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.35%) Veritas
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
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