The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 217 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 37 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £248 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £208 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -30.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.66 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -23.63%
3rd Line Support Engineer
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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 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
8550 8239 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.81% 91.87% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4558 3777
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 438 575
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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

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

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 26 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +8 7 £275 - 2
West Sussex -16 7 £295 -11.94% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £250 +2.56%
East Sussex -10 5 - - 1
Hampshire +2 4 £238 +106.52% 1
Berkshire -5 4 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £150 -
Kent -2 1 £190 -22.44% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (71.21%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
4 29 (43.94%) VMware
5 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 23 (34.85%) ITIL
8 19 (28.79%) SQL
9 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (25.76%) SCOM
10 16 (24.24%) SCCM
11 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.70%) IIS
12 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (18.18%) SAN
13 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 11 (16.67%) Citrix
14 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (15.15%) MCSE
15 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
15 10 (15.15%) MCP
15 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
15 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
15 10 (15.15%) Change Management
15 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.15%) Lync
15 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (13.64%) vSphere
16 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.70%) IIS
3 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 10 (15.15%) Lync
3 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.55%) Documentum
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) SAN
2 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) VPN
4 6 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (9.09%) VoIP
4 6 (9.09%) Network Security
5 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.06%) WAN
6 4 (6.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (3.03%) Wireless
9 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.52%) VLAN
9 1 (1.52%) 3G
9 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.52%) NAS
9 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.52%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
1 1 (1.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Replication
4 4 (6.06%) PKI
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (71.21%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.61%) Linux
7 3 (4.55%) CentOS
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Change Management
3 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.61%) Network Management
5 6 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.58%) Information Security Management
6 5 (7.58%) Security Management
6 5 (7.58%) Information Security
6 5 (7.58%) ISMS
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.52%) High Availability
10 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.52%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (15.15%) MCP
4 10 (15.15%) MCSE
5 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) HND
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (3.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.52%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) MCTS
9 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) vSphere
4 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) SCOM
2 16 (24.24%) SCCM
3 5 (7.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
4 4 (6.06%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.03%) Nagios
6 2 (3.03%) Hyperic
6 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.52%) OpenView
7 1 (1.52%) OVSD
7 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.94%) VMware
3 11 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco
5 6 (9.09%) Sophos
6 4 (6.06%) Veritas
7 3 (4.55%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.52%) Lotus
9 1 (1.52%) Websense
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