The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Server Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Server Support
England / North West
Rank - 157 149
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Support 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.055% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £263
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2471 3605 3317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.30% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 2148 1747
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 174 199
Median hourly rate £16.18 £26.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.69% +41.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

3rd Line Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Server Support in the North West

3rd Line Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Server Support in the North West

3rd Line Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Server Support in the North West

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 3rd Line Server 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 North West region featuring 3rd Line Server Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

3rd Line Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix