The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had 3rd Line Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Technical Support
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
3rd Line Technical 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
684 680 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.93% 93.15% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 352 360
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 45
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.05 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

3rd Line Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Technical 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 Technical Support across the Hertfordshire region.

3rd Line Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire