The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East 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 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
Rank 98 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.69% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% -
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 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -6.25%
3rd Line Support
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
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support 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 -25 9 £313 -8.08%
3rd Line Support
England

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

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

1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 11 (40.74%) DNS
5 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
5 11 (40.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle
6 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 9 (33.33%) Citrix
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (29.63%) HTTP
8 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (29.63%) TIBCO
9 7 (25.93%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (25.93%) SCCM
10 6 (22.22%) XenApp
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (22.22%) AppSense
10 6 (22.22%) HP
11 5 (18.52%) AIX
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) ITIL
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) SMS

3rd Line Support 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 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DHCP
1 11 (40.74%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) SMS
4 2 (7.41%) 3G
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Intranet
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Content Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Release Management
3 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) QMS
4 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) TIBCO
5 6 (22.22%) AppSense
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (7.41%) ThinPrint
7 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat