Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 24 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.74% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.49% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Liverpool median daily rate £190 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.20% +13.64% +62.96%
10th Percentile £124 £306 £237
90th Percentile £242 £319 £298
Merseyside median daily rate £205 £313 £275
% change year-on-year -34.40% +13.64% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 394 407 559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 94.21% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 255 298
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £183 £198 £161
90th Percentile £550 £525 £541
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.45 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.67 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.31% +6.67% -6.25%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Liverpool over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Liverpool

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) DSL

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL