The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes 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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 54 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.97% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Median daily rate £120 £289 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £277 £220
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
3rd Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
633 822 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.33% 97.62% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 471 506
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.34 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware