The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 23 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.17 £21.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% -3.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 126 247 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.92% 97.63% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 169 109
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £43.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Bournemouth - 4 £313 - 1
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Sun