The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 28 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.98% 0.77% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £260 £260
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.20 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.90%
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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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
184 123 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.20% 94.62% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 73 58
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% -35.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £13.71 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £85.46 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

3rd Line Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix