The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 120 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.23% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £258 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.32%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1830 1576 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.88% 92.00% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 834 595
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 98 173
Average hourly rate £12.75 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Southampton - 3 £215 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Gosport - - - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Southampton
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago