The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 217 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 35 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 12
Average daily rate £245 £270 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £270 £240
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -8.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8845 7863 9825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.80% 92.28% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4875 3933 4424
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 614 707
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 11 £266 -1.38% 3
Hampshire +2 10 £115 -56.19% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £244 +30.00%
West Sussex - 4 £335 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -3 1 - -
Kent - 1 £245 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
3 32 (52.46%) VMware
4 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
5 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (32.79%) Cisco
9 18 (29.51%) Firewall
9 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (26.23%) DNS
11 16 (26.23%) Citrix
12 14 (22.95%) ITIL
13 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
14 12 (19.67%) SQL
15 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
17 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
17 9 (14.75%) MCSE
17 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (14.75%) SAN
18 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
18 8 (13.11%) DHCP
19 6 (9.84%) UNIX
19 6 (9.84%) MS Office
19 6 (9.84%) MCSA
19 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
19 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
20 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
2 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.92%) Lync
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.64%) Apache
8 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.64%) SAS
8 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Firewall
2 16 (26.23%) DNS
3 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.75%) SAN
4 8 (13.11%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.20%) WAN
5 5 (8.20%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) 802.11
6 3 (4.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) MPLS
7 2 (3.28%) BGP
7 2 (3.28%) NetScreen
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 2 (3.28%) SSL
8 1 (1.64%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) iPhone
1 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) iPad
2 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Clustering
2 1 (1.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) UNIX
5 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.20%) Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.28%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (6.56%) Migration
3 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.64%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.64%) Change Control
5 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.64%) Change Management
5 1 (1.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) MCSE
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSA
3 5 (8.20%) MCITP
4 4 (6.56%) MCTS
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CCIP
6 1 (1.64%) CCDA
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CCSA
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) vSphere
5 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.56%) XenApp
6 3 (4.92%) XenServer
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) UAG
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.64%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.64%) WMI
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) VMware
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco
4 16 (26.23%) Citrix
5 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Lotus
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) Avaya
7 3 (4.92%) Juniper
7 3 (4.92%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) Polycom
9 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.64%) IronPort
9 1 (1.64%) RightFax
9 1 (1.64%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
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