The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank - 41 22
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.42% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £188 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £259 £255
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -6.25%
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 229 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.26% 96.62% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 121 132
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware