The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 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 Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 163 202
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.060% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.063% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £295 £250 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -7.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £307 £280
% change year-on-year -26.65% +9.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

3rd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the City of London

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the City of London

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the City of London

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the City of London

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 3rd Line Support Analyst 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 City of London region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) OS/390
2 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) OS/390
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware