The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £214 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire 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 Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 102 117
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.59% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £214 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.06% +57.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.03 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.03 £21.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year -38.93% -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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Hampshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire 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
Winchester - 1 £214 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer 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 Hampshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Local Government
5 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Military
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
5 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) NAS

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
1 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft