The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Technician
Rank 620 650 623
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £200 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £190
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 - -

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
46863 52014 52705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.72% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30655 33167 33349
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 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2000 2163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

3rd Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

3rd Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

3rd Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Technician
Top 4 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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +25 1 - - 2
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

3rd Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 3rd Line Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

3rd Line Support Technician 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware