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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 222 201 212
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 48 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.71% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 20
Median daily rate £269 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 8
Median hourly rate £21.33 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +13.09%
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
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
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 £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +18 16 £308 +50.73% 1
Hampshire +1 11 £300 -0.41% 1
Oxfordshire 0 10 £200 -13.04% 2
Surrey -11 5 £256 -21.15%
Kent -22 4 £275 +44.73%
East Sussex -8 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 3 May 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 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 59 (65.56%) VMware
3 55 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
5 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (25.56%) Citrix
9 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 19 (21.11%) vSphere
11 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
13 16 (17.78%) ITIL
13 16 (17.78%) SLA
14 15 (16.67%) SAN
14 15 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (16.67%) XenApp
14 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
15 14 (15.56%) Linux
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco
16 13 (14.44%) HP
16 13 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (13.33%) EMC
17 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (13.33%) LAN
17 12 (13.33%) WAN
17 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
18 11 (12.22%) SQL

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 21 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.56%) IIS
4 5 (5.56%) WordPress
5 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Maximo
1 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) SAN
2 12 (13.33%) LAN
2 12 (13.33%) WAN
3 10 (11.11%) DNS
4 9 (10.00%) DHCP
4 9 (10.00%) VoIP
5 7 (7.78%) Firewall
5 7 (7.78%) NAS
5 7 (7.78%) VPN
6 5 (5.56%) Intranet
7 4 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.33%) Network Security
8 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.22%) BGP
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.22%) IPsec
9 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.11%) MS Access
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
1 3 (3.33%) Local Government
1 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.44%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (4.44%) EMC VNX
2 4 (4.44%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 55 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 14 (15.56%) Linux
8 3 (3.33%) AIX
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
9 1 (1.11%) Unix
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.00%) Change Management
3 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.44%) B2B
5 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
5 4 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (4.44%) Performance Management
5 4 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.44%) Project Management
5 4 (4.44%) Time Management
6 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.33%) Server Building
7 2 (2.22%) Change Control
7 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (1.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.78%) MCP
5 7 (7.78%) MCSE
6 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.56%) CCNA
7 5 (5.56%) CCNP
8 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.11%) CCDA
9 1 (1.11%) HNC
9 1 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.11%) MCITP
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.11%) vSphere
4 15 (16.67%) XenApp
5 13 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.00%) XenServer
7 6 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.11%) Shibboleth
8 1 (1.11%) vCloud
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
1 9 (10.00%) WSUS
2 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Netcool
6 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.11%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.11%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) VMware
2 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) Citrix
4 13 (14.44%) Cisco
4 13 (14.44%) HP
5 12 (13.33%) EMC
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) CommVault
7 4 (4.44%) Remedy
7 4 (4.44%) RightFax
8 3 (3.33%) Altiris
8 3 (3.33%) AppSense
8 3 (3.33%) Avaya
8 3 (3.33%) Brocade
8 3 (3.33%) BT
8 3 (3.33%) Dell
8 3 (3.33%) IBM
8 3 (3.33%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) StorageTek
8 3 (3.33%) Sun
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