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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 30 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.51% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 0.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £278 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
230 349 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.23% 96.94% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 244 253
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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
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 23 August 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 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas