The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 77 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.96% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.03% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £280 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.11% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
823 484 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.75% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 284 148
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 38 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015. 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 -30 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
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