The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 76 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £208 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -30.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -23.63%
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
1377 1181 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 93.07% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 608 416
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 82
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) SCCM
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) XenApp
5 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Veeam
9 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
9 2 (14.29%) Office 365
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (7.14%) HP
10 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
10 1 (7.14%) SharePoint

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Open-E
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