The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank - 32 36
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £120 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.04%
3rd Line Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 296 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 91.23% 94.27% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 169 175
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 37
Average hourly rate £13.46 £20.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.70% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.45 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the South Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) PABX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee