The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.33 £23.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +12.50%
3rd Line Support Engineer
West 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 Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 198 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 98.07% 96.59% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 103 57
Average daily rate £460 £420 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire