The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 37 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.03% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£235 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.32% -
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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
358 528 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 92.27% 94.62% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 226 144
Average daily rate £338 £325 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Nottingham +14 2 - -
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
7 1 (11.11%) Lync
7 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) ISDN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
1 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) SAP