The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 41 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 0.85% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £260 £256
% change year-on-year +4.80% +1.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -23.52% +10.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 337 337 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 93.61% 95.74% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 217 168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Coventry

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Coventry

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Coventry region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware