Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 15 July 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 Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 51 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 1.13% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.16% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Somerset median daily rate £250 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +8.33% +33.33%
South West median daily rate £285 £325 £295
% change year-on-year -12.31% +10.17% +31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £25.50
South West median hourly rate - £25.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 440 431 480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.07% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 267 248
Somerset median daily rate £386 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.37% +0.69%
10th Percentile £182 £163 £237
90th Percentile £494 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 76
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +10.97% +9.15%
10th Percentile £16.40 £15.83 £13.31
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £51.63
South West median hourly rate £33.23 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -13.68% +10.00% +66.67%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Somerset

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Somerset

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Somerset

3rd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Bath +2 1 £285 -12.31%
Clevedon +1 1 - -
3rd Line Engineer
South West

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 3rd Line Engineer 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 Somerset region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos