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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank - 28 19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.97% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.05% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £163 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.56 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +5.87%
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
222 190 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 95.69% 91.79% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp