The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 135 132 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 10 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
Median daily rate £288 £250 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £202 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2797 3010 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 95.40% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 2032 1361
Median daily rate £380 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 156 121
Median hourly rate £13.28 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 4 £250 +4.16% 4
North Yorkshire +1 3 £300 +20.00%
South Yorkshire -3 2 £250 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £319 -
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) Office 365
9 4 (16.67%) IIS
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
11 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
11 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
11 2 (8.33%) SCCM
11 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
11 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
11 2 (8.33%) ThinApp
11 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) CCIE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) ThinApp
2 1 (4.17%) Grafana
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk