The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.64% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.68% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £325 £254 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% +24.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £63.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% +13.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -12.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
645 882 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 94.74% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 508 458
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) WSUS
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) Documentum
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) CCIP

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (27.27%) Documentum
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) HSRP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (9.09%) ICMP
3 1 (9.09%) IOS XR
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Telnet
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
1 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCIP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper