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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 61 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.67% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.72% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £224 £495 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.79% +92.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £495 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £495 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.33 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.93%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

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
768 837 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.23% 93.10% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 467 367
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) WSUS
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Server Patching
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Replication
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper

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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Server Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCDA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) StorageTek
4 1 (8.33%) Sun