The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.11% 2.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £255 £268
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% -2.08%
3rd Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 89.19% 90.00% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 27
Average daily rate £214 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £14.40 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £29.60 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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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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
Worcester +1 6 £240 -20.00%
3rd Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) NAS
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 9 (90.00%) XenServer
2 9 (90.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (90.00%) PDA
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
2 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Dell
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Migration

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) NAS
1 9 (90.00%) VLAN
1 9 (90.00%) DHCP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) PDA
1 9 (90.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
1 9 (90.00%) XenServer
1 9 (90.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Dell
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix