The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had 3rd Line Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Support
Rank 154 154 129
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.027% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £220
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-51.66% +53.84%
3rd Line Server 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3460 3641 2887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.92% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2134 1557
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 189 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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

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

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Lancashire - 1 - -
3rd Line Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 3rd Line Server 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 West region featuring 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) WSUS

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam