The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 109 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.36% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.38% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
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£275 £214 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £268 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.56 £23.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +9.30%
3rd Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2271 2088 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.92% 94.05% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1504 1222 945
Average daily rate £355 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 91 171
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -1 8 £275 +41.02% 7
North Yorkshire +6 4 £281 +40.62% 1
South Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) SAN
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (34.62%) NetApp
9 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) Citrix
11 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (19.23%) SQL
14 4 (15.38%) VPN
14 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
14 4 (15.38%) vSphere
14 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
15 3 (11.54%) Firewall
15 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
15 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
15 3 (11.54%) VoIP
15 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (11.54%) SLA
15 3 (11.54%) HP
15 3 (11.54%) MS Office
16 2 (7.69%) ITIL
16 2 (7.69%) HND

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.85%) Lync
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.85%) Fedora
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL
1 2 (7.69%) Security Management
1 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (3.85%) Line Management
2 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.85%) Change Management
2 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) NetApp
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) Draytek
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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