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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 132 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.62% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate £269 £275 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £293 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £24.56 £23.20
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +5.87%
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
2758 2433 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.91% 94.85% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1596 1267
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.40
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
West Yorkshire -9 9 £250 -9.09% 8
South Yorkshire -4 5 £226 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £401 +42.40% 1
East Yorkshire +4 2 - -
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Advertising
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 4 (13.33%) CCNA
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
11 3 (10.00%) Office 365
11 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.00%) Marketing
11 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.00%) SAP
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
11 3 (10.00%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) VMS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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