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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 127 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 22 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £269 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +36.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £180 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £309 £199
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £236 £270
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -10.65%
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
2956 2205 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.81% 93.04% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1329 1116
Average daily rate £360 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 124 138
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -15 18 £245 -14.78% 3
North Yorkshire -3 1 £250 -4.76% 1
South Yorkshire -17 1 - -
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) LAN
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
9 6 (18.18%) MCSE
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.15%) CCNA
10 5 (15.15%) IIS
10 5 (15.15%) Lync
11 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.12%) DHCP
11 4 (12.12%) Internet
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
11 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (51.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Lync
4 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) LAN
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) PABX
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
2 1 (3.03%) WSDL
2 1 (3.03%) OLE
2 1 (3.03%) OLE DB
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Sage
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Meraki
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) AppSense
6 1 (3.03%) Altiris
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
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