The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 99 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.67% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.70% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Median daily rate £275 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £24.25 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +20.01%
3rd Line Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1731 1430 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 782 608
Median daily rate £383 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 64
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Manchester region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Xen
5 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
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