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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 212 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 35 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 23
Median daily rate £275 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
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
7153 9040 9386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.84% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5231 5142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 510 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 December 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 December 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 19 £275 -1.34% 2
Hampshire +23 11 £345 +15.00%
Surrey +17 2 £425 +61.90% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - - 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 December 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 51 (62.20%) VMware
2 41 (50.00%) Windows
3 40 (48.78%) DNS
4 30 (36.59%) SQL
5 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
6 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 28 (34.15%) Incident Management
7 27 (32.93%) Windows Server
8 26 (31.71%) Change Management
9 25 (30.49%) Solaris
10 24 (29.27%) LDAP
10 24 (29.27%) Java
10 24 (29.27%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
12 16 (19.51%) Cisco
13 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.07%) Firewall
14 13 (15.85%) Citrix
14 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.41%) Office 365
15 11 (13.41%) DHCP
15 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (12.20%) SCCM
17 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
17 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (10.98%) HP
17 9 (10.98%) LAN

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 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Documentum
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) DNS
2 24 (29.27%) LDAP
3 14 (17.07%) Firewall
4 11 (13.41%) DHCP
5 9 (10.98%) LAN
6 8 (9.76%) WAN
7 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 6 (7.32%) VoIP
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.88%) NAS
10 4 (4.88%) Network Security
10 4 (4.88%) VPN
10 4 (4.88%) Wireless
11 2 (2.44%) BGP
11 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.44%) FTP
11 2 (2.44%) MPLS
11 2 (2.44%) SMTP
12 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (2.44%) Local Government
1 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Law
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Clustering
1 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
2 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.44%) Statistics
2 2 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.22%) FMCG
3 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.49%) Solaris
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.88%) Linux
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.44%) CentOS
10 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.22%) Android
11 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Incident Management
2 26 (31.71%) Change Management
3 24 (29.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.66%) Migration
6 3 (3.66%) Network Management
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.44%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (2.44%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.22%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (1.22%) High Availability
8 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.22%) Server Building
8 1 (1.22%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) SQL
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 2 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.10%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE
8 1 (1.22%) CCIP
8 1 (1.22%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.22%) CCSA
8 1 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (35.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.66%) vSphere
4 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.66%) Netcool
4 3 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) WSUS
5 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) VMware
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) Cisco
4 13 (15.85%) Citrix
5 9 (10.98%) HP
6 7 (8.54%) EMC
7 6 (7.32%) NetApp
8 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.10%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.88%) Veritas
10 3 (3.66%) Dell
10 3 (3.66%) Juniper
10 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.44%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) Veeam
12 1 (1.22%) AppSense
12 1 (1.22%) F5
12 1 (1.22%) Meraki