The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 107 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 11 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£269 £200 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £194 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £280 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £258
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2189 1972 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.39% 93.68% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1051 1306
Average daily rate £340 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 122 156
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £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 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
3rd Line Support
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
South Yorkshire +4 4 £120 -37.66%
West Yorkshire -8 4 £319 +27.50%
North Yorkshire -2 1 £263 - 1
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
5 5 (20.83%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 3 (12.50%) MCSE
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) SCCM
8 2 (8.33%) vSphere
8 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Clustering
8 2 (8.33%) Logistics
8 2 (8.33%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
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