The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 215 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 21 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 21
Median daily rate £300 £260 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £63.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 7 £300 +19.40% 4
Hampshire +6 7 £425 +42.85% 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £225 -10.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
East Sussex +4 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £100 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (57.89%) VMware
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) DNS
2 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
4 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.58%) SQL
6 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (22.81%) Citrix
6 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
7 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 11 (19.30%) Cisco
8 11 (19.30%) Solaris
8 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
9 10 (17.54%) LDAP
9 10 (17.54%) Java
9 10 (17.54%) Change Management
9 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
9 10 (17.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (14.04%) EMC
11 8 (14.04%) SAN
12 7 (12.28%) DHCP
12 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.28%) SCCM
12 7 (12.28%) vSphere
13 6 (10.53%) MS Office
13 6 (10.53%) HP

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) LDAP
3 8 (14.04%) SAN
4 7 (12.28%) DHCP
5 6 (10.53%) Firewall
6 5 (8.77%) NAS
7 4 (7.02%) BGP
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.26%) LAN
8 3 (5.26%) MPLS
8 3 (5.26%) OSPF
8 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.51%) Broadband
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.51%) FTP
9 2 (3.51%) ICMP
9 2 (3.51%) SMTP
9 2 (3.51%) SNMP
9 2 (3.51%) VPN
9 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (8.77%) Local Government
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (8.77%) EMC VNX
1 5 (8.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.51%) FMCG
3 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Solaris
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.77%) Linux
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.26%) CentOS
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.51%) Unix
11 1 (1.75%) AIX
11 1 (1.75%) Android
11 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
2 10 (17.54%) Change Management
2 10 (17.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (8.77%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.75%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (1.75%) High Availability
6 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL
6 1 (1.75%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) CCIP
4 3 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.75%) CCSA
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) vSphere
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.75%) vCloud
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.26%) Netcool
4 3 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.51%) Puppet
5 2 (3.51%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.75%) SCOM
6 1 (1.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) VMware
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.81%) Citrix
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) EMC
6 6 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 3 (5.26%) NetApp
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Veritas
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) Meridio
10 1 (1.75%) AppSense
10 1 (1.75%) CommVault
10 1 (1.75%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.75%) Huawei
10 1 (1.75%) IBM
10 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
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