The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 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.

Third Line Support Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 591 535
Rank change year-on-year +36 -56  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 21 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.069% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 34
Median daily rate £300 £250 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £256
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 18
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
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 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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
South East +17 9 £365 +82.50% 4
London +34 6 £275 -23.61% 3
East Midlands -8 3 £300 -14.28%
North West +28 2 - - 2
East of England +1 1 £300 -13.04%
3rd Line Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
3 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
6 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (23.08%) LAN
8 8 (20.51%) WAN
8 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
9 7 (17.95%) SCCM
9 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.38%) Citrix
10 6 (15.38%) vSphere
11 5 (12.82%) XenApp
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Office 365
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.82%) DHCP
11 5 (12.82%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) Cisco
11 5 (12.82%) HP
11 5 (12.82%) Service Management
11 5 (12.82%) Change Management

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) SaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 8 (20.51%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.13%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) Skype
5 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Change Management
1 5 (12.82%) Service Management
2 4 (10.26%) Server Building
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.13%) Facilities Management
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Collateral Management
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.56%) GxP
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 5 (12.82%) XenApp
6 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.13%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.13%) UAG
7 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.13%) XenServer
8 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.56%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 2 (5.13%) AppSense
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) CommVault
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Acronis
7 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago