The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 42 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 1.50% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.75%
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
284 254 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.27% 95.49% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 167 116
Average daily rate £288 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £81 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 39
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £36.00
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 Leicestershire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Leicester -5 1 £250 -
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IPv4
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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