The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had 3rd Line Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Technical Support
Rank - 165 136
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.025% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £290 £215
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
3rd Line Technical Support
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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
3304 3996 3001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.17% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2097 2375 1656
Median daily rate £398 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 202 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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

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

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

3rd Line Technical 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 Technical Support across the North West region.

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

3rd Line Technical 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 Technical Support across the North West region.

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