Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.59% 1.50% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Northamptonshire median daily rate £238 £345 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.16% +30.19% -36.90%
10th Percentile £228 £304 £211
90th Percentile £405 £353 £320
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £270
% change year-on-year -7.69% +20.37% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 803 631 796
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 94.74% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 403 606
Northamptonshire median daily rate £395 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £300 £200 £300
90th Percentile £525 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 18
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.60 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.76% - -10.64%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.29 £8.85
90th Percentile £17.45 £15.11 £26.34
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Northampton -18 5 £238 -32.14% 1
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp