The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had 3rd Line Support 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
Rank 30 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.43% 2.22% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.27% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £273 £324 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +47.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £188 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £377 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £259 £255
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -6.25%
3rd Line Support
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
263 308 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.27% 97.47% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 205 199
Median daily rate £373 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support
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 across the Southampton region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

3rd Line Support
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 across the Southampton region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 3rd Line Support 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 in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix

3rd Line Support 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas