The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon 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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 34 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.53% 1.60% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.65% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +17.50%
3rd Line Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 303 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.72% 97.12% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 218 295
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% +15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Swindon region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Server Building
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix