The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.56% 1.51% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £225 - £155
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £171
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.13
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 439 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.37% 94.41% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 247 276
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +84.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.53 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Gloucester - 2 £225 -
3rd Line Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 Gloucestershire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle