The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Analyst
UK
Rank 569 589 550
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 28 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 33
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £263 £305
% change year-on-year
+26.30% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

3rd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK.

3rd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

3rd Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK.

3rd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Analyst
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 26 £310 -4.61% 8
South East +20 12 £336 +49.22% 1
London +12 10 £250 -33.33%
Hampshire +11 6 £355 +39.90%
Winchester +7 4 £258 -16.26%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £335 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £335 -
North West +15 2 - - 3
West Sussex -7 2 £400 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £450 -
Crawley - 2 £400 - 1
Scotland +26 1 £188 -
Manchester +8 1 - - 2
East Midlands +6 1 - -
City of London -1 1 £320 -14.66%
East of England -7 1 £300 -13.04% 1
Leicester - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 £188 -

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 3rd Line Support Analyst 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 featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
4 23 (43.40%) VMware
5 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (26.42%) Citrix
8 13 (24.53%) SCCM
9 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
11 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (16.98%) XenApp
12 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
12 8 (15.09%) vSphere
12 8 (15.09%) Finance
12 8 (15.09%) DNS
12 8 (15.09%) LAN
12 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (13.21%) MS Office
13 7 (13.21%) DHCP
13 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.21%) WAN
13 7 (13.21%) Cisco
13 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
13 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
14 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.89%) MindAlign
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) GitHub
3 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) DNS
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
4 4 (7.55%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.77%) Skype
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) WLAN
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) PBX
7 1 (1.89%) S/MIME
7 1 (1.89%) SMTP
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) OLAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.66%) Unix
10 2 (3.77%) CentOS
11 1 (1.89%) AIX
11 1 (1.89%) Android
11 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.89%) Solaris
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
1 6 (11.32%) Service Management
2 5 (9.43%) Change Management
2 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
3 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.55%) Server Building
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Network Management
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Data Management
5 2 (3.77%) Email Management
5 2 (3.77%) Facilities Management
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.77%) Migration
5 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.77%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) GxP
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) XenApp
4 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.77%) UAG
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.77%) XenServer
8 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) WSUS
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Grafana
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) VMware
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) CommVault
6 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 3 (5.66%) AppSense
7 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) Apple
8 2 (3.77%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Lotus
9 1 (1.89%) Retek
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