The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 76
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £281 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £272 £275 £275
% change year-on-year -1.09% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.17 £21.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year -10.12% -0.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 865 941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.44% 94.33% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 627 566
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7