Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 23 September 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +46
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.30% 1.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Slough median daily rate £310 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.91% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £313 £275
% change year-on-year -0.80% +13.64% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.00 - £21.33

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 319 275 300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 93.86% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 186 199
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £187 £213 £223
90th Percentile £538 £531 £483
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.55 £11.13 £8.90
90th Percentile £20.40 £17.50 £35.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Slough

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Slough

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Slough

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

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Canon
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware