The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 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
Rank 84 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.11% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.11% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£275 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.56 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +9.30%
3rd Line Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 902 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.79% 94.85% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3rd Line Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) vSphere
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (18.18%) VMS
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (9.09%) Citrix
9 1 (9.09%) C
9 1 (9.09%) Linux
9 1 (9.09%) DHCP
9 1 (9.09%) DNS
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) IIS
9 1 (9.09%) UNIX
9 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) VMS
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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