The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Analyst
England / London
Rank 396 414 391
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Analyst 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.023% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.024% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £275 £320 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £304 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £384 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £269
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -89.39%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

3rd Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Analyst in London

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

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

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3rd Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring 3rd Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) XenApp
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (16.67%) Software Packaging
7 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) AppSense
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) CommVault
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

3rd Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) GitHub
4 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Signage
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Collateral Management
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Email Management
3 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) AppSense
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) CommVault
4 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.56%) Retalix
6 1 (5.56%) Retek
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec