The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.04% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.75%
3rd Line Support
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 126 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 95.96% 96.92% 98.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 26
Average daily rate £415 £225 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.44% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.08 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.00 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

3rd Line Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Back Office
6 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (16.67%) Fat Client

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) HP