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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 108 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£269 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £194 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £252 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £255 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +7.14%
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
2234 2039 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.16% 93.36% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1121 1308
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 122 121
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 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
West Yorkshire +6 5 £303 +51.25%
South Yorkshire +7 1 - -
North Yorkshire +1 1 £263 - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
5 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (8.33%) SCCM
8 2 (8.33%) Logistics
8 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
1 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
1 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.33%) Logistics
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Draytek
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