The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
England / London
Rank 349 318 316
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 56 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 67 64
Median daily rate £268 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £184 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £445 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £274 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -5.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in London

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in London

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 6 £298 -8.46% 4
Wembley - 1 £200 - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
3 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
4 60 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 51 (39.23%) VMware
6 40 (30.77%) Citrix
7 36 (27.69%) SCCM
8 32 (24.62%) Office 365
9 30 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (23.08%) Finance
10 28 (21.54%) Firewall
11 27 (20.77%) MS Office
11 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (20.00%) Cisco
12 26 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 24 (18.46%) Windows 7
13 24 (18.46%) Windows 10
14 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.38%) XenApp
16 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
17 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
17 18 (13.85%) ITIL
18 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (12.31%) SAN
19 16 (12.31%) DNS
19 16 (12.31%) SQL
19 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
19 16 (12.31%) Skype for Business
20 15 (11.54%) HP
20 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.31%) Skype for Business
3 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.85%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.08%) IIS
8 3 (2.31%) Apache
9 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (20.77%) MS Office
2 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Eikon
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) Office 365
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.31%) Yammer
5 2 (1.54%) GitHub
5 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.54%) Firewall
2 16 (12.31%) DNS
2 16 (12.31%) SAN
3 12 (9.23%) LAN
3 12 (9.23%) Skype
4 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.69%) VPN
6 9 (6.92%) WAN
7 8 (6.15%) DHCP
7 8 (6.15%) SSL
8 5 (3.85%) Network Security
9 3 (2.31%) Internet
9 3 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.31%) VLAN
9 3 (2.31%) Wireless
10 2 (1.54%) BGP
10 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.54%) OSPF
10 2 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) DB2
2 1 (0.77%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Retail
3 8 (6.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.31%) Back Office
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) MSMQ
1 8 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.31%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.54%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) jQuery
4 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.92%) iPhone
3 8 (6.15%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.85%) Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.54%) BYOD
8 2 (1.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.77%) EPoS
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) NHS
9 1 (0.77%) Replication
9 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 60 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 30 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.46%) Windows 10
5 24 (18.46%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.77%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.92%) Linux
8 7 (5.38%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.31%) CentOS
10 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.77%) HPUX
12 1 (0.77%) SUSE
12 1 (0.77%) Unix
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) ITIL
2 10 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 8 (6.15%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.15%) Migration
3 8 (6.15%) Software Deployment
4 6 (4.62%) Change Management
5 5 (3.85%) Service Management
5 5 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.31%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.31%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.31%) Server Building
6 3 (2.31%) Server Patching
6 3 (2.31%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (2.31%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.54%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (1.54%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.54%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.31%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.54%) C#
4 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.23%) MCSE
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.15%) CCNA
4 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) CCNP
5 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) MCSA
6 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.54%) Degree
7 2 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ACTC
8 1 (0.77%) CCA
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCDST
8 1 (0.77%) MCITP
8 1 (0.77%) MCTS
8 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.38%) XenApp
4 11 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.46%) vSphere
5 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.54%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.54%) UAG
7 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.77%) NFS
8 1 (0.77%) Postfix
8 1 (0.77%) Samba
8 1 (0.77%) Squid
8 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (27.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.31%) SCOM
4 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.77%) OVSD
5 1 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.23%) VMware
3 40 (30.77%) Citrix
4 26 (20.00%) Cisco
5 15 (11.54%) HP
6 8 (6.15%) EMC
7 7 (5.38%) Canon
7 7 (5.38%) Mitel
8 5 (3.85%) Dell
8 5 (3.85%) IBM
8 5 (3.85%) Lotus
8 5 (3.85%) Veeam
8 5 (3.85%) WorldPay
9 4 (3.08%) AppSense
10 3 (2.31%) Apple
10 3 (2.31%) CommVault
10 3 (2.31%) Juniper
10 3 (2.31%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.31%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.54%) MobileIron
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