The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank - 39 48
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.54% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £258 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.32%
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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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
699 367 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.58% 93.62% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 198 238
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.50 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Infor
4 1 (20.00%) HP

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Infor
2 1 (20.00%) HP