Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £220 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 88 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.71% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £220 £220 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.87% -5.43%
10th Percentile £155 £210 £196
90th Percentile £350 £230 £334
East of England median daily rate £250 £238 £250
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £33.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.08% +35.42%
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% +11.67% +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1441 1335 1529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.67% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 766 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 80 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% -14.71% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -5 5 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £220 -
Tring - 1 £250 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 Hertfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Hardware Maintenance
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware