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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £230 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £255 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.36%

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
1273 1713 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.65% 95.38% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 983 804
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 28 February 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) AppSense
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) SmoothWall
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 1 (11.11%) NHS
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) MCTS
7 1 (11.11%) MCITP
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) Python

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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SmoothWall
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) FreeIPA
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
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