The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Support
Rank 131 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
-30.83% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2363 2900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.56% 92.74% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1112 1471
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £207 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 171 208
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
3rd Line Server Support
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3rd Line Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

3rd Line Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3rd Line Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

3rd Line Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3rd Line Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

3rd Line Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3rd Line Server Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Infor