The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton 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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 33 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.09% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £250 £241
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.18% +13.09%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 399 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.89% 96.14% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 286 258
Median daily rate £350 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 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 Southampton region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) XenServer
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) BT
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Avaya
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) SCOM
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) HP

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) BT
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam