The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 39 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.53% 0.87% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
- +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +10.25%
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
362 338 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.51% 97.69% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 222 221
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northamptonshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage