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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 205 223 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 57 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 17
Median daily rate £275 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Median hourly rate £21.33 £34.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.17% +68.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +8.88%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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
8361 8966 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4992 5118 4689
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 430 444
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 33 £275 - 4
Hampshire +10 11 £375 +57.89% 2
Oxfordshire +9 5 £265 +76.66% 1
Surrey -10 4 £294 +6.81% 1
Kent +5 2 £180 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
East Sussex +7 1 - -
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 26 June 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) VMware
3 56 (54.37%) Windows Server
4 55 (53.40%) Active Directory
5 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
6 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
7 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (25.24%) SQL
9 24 (23.30%) MS Exchange
9 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (22.33%) DNS
11 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
11 19 (18.45%) Cisco
12 18 (17.48%) HP
12 18 (17.48%) Citrix
13 17 (16.50%) SLA
13 17 (16.50%) Change Management
14 16 (15.53%) ITIL
14 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
14 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
15 15 (14.56%) Incident Management
15 15 (14.56%) SAN
15 15 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (13.59%) vSphere
16 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (12.62%) EMC
17 13 (12.62%) Solaris
17 13 (12.62%) MS Excel

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 24 (23.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) IIS
4 5 (4.85%) WordPress
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.91%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.33%) DNS
2 15 (14.56%) SAN
3 12 (11.65%) DHCP
4 11 (10.68%) LAN
4 11 (10.68%) LDAP
5 10 (9.71%) Firewall
5 10 (9.71%) WAN
6 7 (6.80%) Network Security
6 7 (6.80%) VoIP
7 6 (5.83%) NAS
8 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.85%) Intranet
8 5 (4.85%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.88%) Wireless
10 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.91%) VPN
11 2 (1.94%) BGP
11 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) MS Access
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (0.97%) Finance
1 1 (0.97%) Local Government
1 1 (0.97%) Retail
1 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.83%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.94%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.94%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 56 (54.37%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.53%) Windows 7
5 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.62%) Solaris
7 9 (8.74%) Linux
7 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.91%) AIX
9 2 (1.94%) Unix
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Change Management
2 16 (15.53%) ITIL
3 15 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.56%) Incident Management
4 14 (13.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (10.68%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.88%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.88%) Project Management
7 4 (3.88%) Time Management
8 3 (2.91%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.91%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.91%) Server Building
8 3 (2.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (1.94%) Change Control
9 2 (1.94%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (1.94%) High Availability
9 2 (1.94%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.94%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) Java
3 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.74%) CCNA
7 7 (6.80%) CCNP
8 6 (5.83%) MCP
8 6 (5.83%) MCSE
9 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.97%) CCDA
10 1 (0.97%) CCSE
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.97%) MCITP
10 1 (0.97%) MCSA
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (53.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.59%) vSphere
4 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.68%) XenApp
6 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
7 8 (7.77%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.83%) XenServer
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.97%) vCloud
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) NetBackup
2 11 (10.68%) SCCM
3 6 (5.83%) Netcool
3 6 (5.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (5.83%) WSUS
4 4 (3.88%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.91%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.94%) SCOM
6 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.97%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (61.17%) VMware
2 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco
4 18 (17.48%) Citrix
4 18 (17.48%) HP
5 13 (12.62%) EMC
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle
7 8 (7.77%) Veritas
8 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.88%) Meridio
9 4 (3.88%) NetApp
9 4 (3.88%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.88%) Remedy
10 3 (2.91%) Altiris
10 3 (2.91%) AppSense
10 3 (2.91%) Brocade
10 3 (2.91%) IBM
10 3 (2.91%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.91%) StorageTek
10 3 (2.91%) Sun
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