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The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.66% 0.083% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
10th Percentile £215 - -
25th Percentile £266 £213 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £313 £225 -
Median % change year-on-year +38.89% - -
75th Percentile £328 £238 -
90th Percentile £368 - -
England median daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £20.50
% change year-on-year - - -24.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,257 1,154 655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 95.53% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 784 377
10th Percentile £180 £140 £121
25th Percentile £319 £282 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -10.26%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £450
90th Percentile £627 £588 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 74 45
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.52 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.90 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate £19.67 £14.50 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +35.62% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £35.00 £20.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.63 £44.50
England median hourly rate £25.50 £19.62 £20.74
% change year-on-year +29.99% -5.39% +9.13%

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

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Derbyshire - 7 £313 -
Leicestershire - 1 £200 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 3rd Line Support Engineer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 5 (55.56%) Release Management
4 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Public Sector
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (33.33%) Azure
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) Clustering
8 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
1 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware