Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Third Line Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 108 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £275 £300 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £253 £230 £145
90th Percentile £358 £326 £155
South West median daily rate £300 £300 £225
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £25.50 £20.55
% change year-on-year - +24.09% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1636 1765 1671
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.45% 96.40% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 1247 1216
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £238
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 71
Bristol median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +91.18% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £46.35 £48.30 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £34.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.35% +65.48% +10.53%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Bristol region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint