The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.12% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.56 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +9.30%
3rd Line Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 113 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.74% 88.98% 90.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 68 66
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £201 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.25 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +33.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.89 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £18.07 £35.00
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 Liverpool

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC