The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Analyst
Rank 584 575 545
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 36 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.066% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.071% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 24
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £161 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £271 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.75 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.23%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

3rd Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 36 £288 +43.75% 7
London +9 17 £288 +85.48% 2
South East -5 8 £277 +21.75% 1
West Sussex - 4 £375 -
Manchester -6 3 £325 -
North West -25 3 £325 -
Yorkshire - 3 £193 - 1
Crawley - 3 £387 -
Leeds - 3 £193 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £193 -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £277 -1.07% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £305 -
City of London -9 2 £425 +174.19%
Chesterfield - 2 £305 -
Derbyshire - 2 £305 -
Kent -4 1 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 £277 -1.07% 1
West Midlands -6 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £250 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £250 -

3rd Line Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Analyst in their job title.

1 66 (88.00%) Windows
2 51 (68.00%) VMware
3 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (50.67%) ITIL
6 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (37.33%) IIS
9 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (32.00%) SQL
11 22 (29.33%) Citrix
11 22 (29.33%) SCCM
12 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
13 18 (24.00%) SAN
13 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.67%) DNS
14 14 (18.67%) Cisco
15 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (16.00%) Office 365
16 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (14.67%) HP
16 11 (14.67%) DHCP
17 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.33%) Dell
17 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (13.33%) WSUS
17 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
18 9 (12.00%) WAN
18 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003

3rd Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (37.33%) IIS
2 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.67%) Lync
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) SAN
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 11 (14.67%) DHCP
4 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 9 (12.00%) WAN
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
6 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security
8 3 (4.00%) MPLS
8 3 (4.00%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) DSL
9 2 (2.67%) Wireless
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.33%) OSPF
10 1 (1.33%) BGP
10 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) PVCS
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Automotive
2 2 (2.67%) Law
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) J2EE
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) Spring
1 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (88.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.33%) Linux
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.33%) UNIX
8 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.33%) Service Management
5 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.33%) Migration
5 4 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.00%) Network Management
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.67%) ITSM
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.67%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.67%) Server Building
8 1 (1.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 21 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.67%) VBScript
4 3 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
4 5 (6.67%) CCNP
5 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.00%) CCA
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (10.67%) vSphere
5 7 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (8.00%) XenApp
7 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.67%) NLBS
8 2 (2.67%) UAG
9 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (29.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) WSUS
3 7 (9.33%) SCOM
3 7 (9.33%) Nagios
4 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (6.67%) Icinga
5 2 (2.67%) Puppet
5 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.33%) OpenView
6 1 (1.33%) Foglight
6 1 (1.33%) OVSD
6 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) VMware
2 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.33%) Citrix
4 14 (18.67%) Cisco
5 11 (14.67%) HP
6 10 (13.33%) Dell
7 7 (9.33%) Symantec
8 4 (5.33%) McAfee
8 4 (5.33%) NetApp
9 3 (4.00%) Sophos
9 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.67%) Kaspersky
10 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.67%) Juniper
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle
11 1 (1.33%) Cognos
11 1 (1.33%) Sun
11 1 (1.33%) CommVault
11 1 (1.33%) Lotus
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