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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Technician
Rank 660 636 619
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Technician 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.020% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £250 £230 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £177 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £288 £183
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £288 £173
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 9 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 1 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
(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 -11 4 £250 +8.69% 1
Manchester -6 1 £225 -
North West -9 1 £225 -
London -22 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
South East - 1 £345 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -
Leicester - 1 £250 -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) PDA
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics

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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Google
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