The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Warwickshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 31 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.34% 1.76% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.90% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£210 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £222 £280 £258
% change year-on-year
-20.84% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +6.09%
Job Titles Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 210 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 90.30% 92.51% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 96 96
Average daily rate £325 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 29
Average hourly rate £17.20 £12.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £26.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Warwickshire region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Warwickshire region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited 3rd Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
Atherstone, Warwickshire
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