The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 103 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 918 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.12% 95.03% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 549 531
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -29 4 £275 -19.11%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North East region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) AppSense
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SMS
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Intranet
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) 3G

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) 3G
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) SMS
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) ThinPrint
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro