The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 46 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.22% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £295 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.40 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.06 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +2.39%
3rd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
442 449 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.09% 96.56% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 287 203
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chichester - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Maximo
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) EAM
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) EAM
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware