The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Analyst was £260 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 589 590
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 31 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.073% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 33
Median daily rate £260 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.56% +2.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £403 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £307 £280
% change year-on-year -26.65% +9.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support Analyst in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in England

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London -7 12 £300 +13.20% 2
South East +26 5 £260 -20.00% 5
North West +25 5 £125 +4.16% 1
South West +9 5 £225 - 2
West Midlands +23 2 £325 +58.53% 1
East of England -6 2 £200 -31.62%
3rd Line Support Analyst
UK

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

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 England region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
3 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (36.54%) VMware
6 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (23.08%) Office 365
9 11 (21.15%) DHCP
9 11 (21.15%) DNS
10 10 (19.23%) LAN
10 10 (19.23%) Citrix
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (19.23%) SCCM
10 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
10 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
11 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
11 9 (17.31%) Firewall
11 9 (17.31%) WAN
12 8 (15.38%) SQL
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco
12 8 (15.38%) HP
12 8 (15.38%) vSphere
13 7 (13.46%) IBM
13 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.54%) SLA

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.85%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) DHCP
1 11 (21.15%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) LAN
3 9 (17.31%) Firewall
3 9 (17.31%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 4 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (3.85%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) Skype
7 1 (1.92%) ADSL
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.92%) MPLS
7 1 (1.92%) PBX
7 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Front Office
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) AS400
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) OS/390
6 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
1 4 (7.69%) Migration
2 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
2 3 (5.77%) Change Management
2 3 (5.77%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (5.77%) Server Building
2 3 (5.77%) Service Management
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.85%) Content Management
3 2 (3.85%) DevOps
3 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 2 (3.85%) Facilities Management
3 2 (3.85%) MVC
3 2 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) MCSA
3 5 (9.62%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) ACSP
5 3 (5.77%) HP AIS
5 3 (5.77%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) vSphere
4 6 (11.54%) XenApp
5 4 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (3.85%) UAG
7 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (5.77%) SCOM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
2 3 (5.77%) SCSM
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (5.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) Cisco
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 7 (13.46%) IBM
6 5 (9.62%) Juniper
7 4 (7.69%) Apple
7 4 (7.69%) Lotus
8 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) AppSense
9 2 (3.85%) CommVault
9 2 (3.85%) Dynatrace
9 2 (3.85%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.85%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
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