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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Analyst
Rank 615 576 574
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 36 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.089% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.094% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 19
Median daily rate £275 £263 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £185 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £345 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £230 £234
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £165.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +71.87%

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support Analyst
Top 30 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 24 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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 -18 36 £275 +4.76% 12
South East -10 12 £301 +30.86% 3
London -21 11 £300 -8.39% 3
Oxfordshire +6 7 £225 -2.17% 1
Oxford +7 6 £200 -13.04%
West Midlands -4 4 £275 - 2
North West - 4 £120 -
Manchester - 4 £120 -
West Sussex -31 3 £413 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £240 - 1
City of London +32 2 £401 +46.97%
East Midlands +19 2 - - 1
Crawley -9 2 £413 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £205 - 1
Salford - 2 £120 -
Bromley - 2 £225 -
East of England +6 1 £325 +45.90% 1
Hampshire +4 1 £301 +20.40% 1
Surrey - 1 £325 -
East Grinstead - 1 £325 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Grantham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £275 -
Uxbridge - 1 £404 -
Wimbledon - 1 £200 -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
3 34 (43.59%) VMware
4 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
6 23 (29.49%) ITIL
7 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
9 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
9 19 (24.36%) Citrix
10 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (19.23%) SQL
13 14 (17.95%) Finance
14 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (16.67%) Linux
14 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.38%) VPN
15 12 (15.38%) DNS
16 11 (14.10%) DHCP
16 11 (14.10%) Oracle
16 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (12.82%) vSphere
18 9 (11.54%) Office 365
18 9 (11.54%) Cisco
18 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
19 8 (10.26%) IIS

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 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.26%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) WordPress
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) DNS
1 12 (15.38%) VPN
2 11 (14.10%) DHCP
3 7 (8.97%) SAN
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (6.41%) Intranet
5 5 (6.41%) SSL
5 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 4 (5.13%) WAN
7 2 (2.56%) BGP
7 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.28%) IPsec
8 1 (1.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.41%) NHS
2 4 (5.13%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.82%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.97%) Unix
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.97%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
3 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.13%) Change Management
5 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
5 4 (5.13%) Security Management
5 4 (5.13%) Service Management
6 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) CRM
6 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.85%) Server Building
6 3 (3.85%) Server Patching
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) CCNP
4 6 (7.69%) MCP
5 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (5.13%) CCNA
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
7 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCTS
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (52.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) vSphere
4 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.26%) XenApp
5 7 (8.97%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.13%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.56%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.28%) Firmware
10 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.13%) Cacti
4 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.85%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) WSUS
5 2 (2.56%) Bacula
5 2 (2.56%) Opsview
5 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.28%) DameWare
6 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.28%) SCSM
6 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Citrix
4 11 (14.10%) Oracle
5 9 (11.54%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 2 (2.56%) Avaya
9 2 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) Proofpoint
9 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos
10 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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