The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 52 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.39% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £216 £285 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.12% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +5.95%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 304 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.39% 91.84% 90.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 137 227
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 43
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
3rd Line Support
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3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support
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 across the North East region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support
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 across the North East region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £325 -
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat