The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Analyst
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £263
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £46.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1421 1565 1599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.47% 96.43% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 917 877
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 96
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Analyst
England

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware