The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 45 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.39% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £375 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £375 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £217
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.56 £23.35
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +5.19%
3rd Line Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
531 623 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.51% 96.74% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 326 327
Average daily rate £380 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
St Albans - 2 £360 -
Watford -1 1 £225 -40.00% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £264 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Bacula
3 3 (33.33%) ZABBIX
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Bacula
1 3 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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