The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Third Line Technical Support
England / South West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 138 146
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £253 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £245 £225
% change year-on-year +22.44% +8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2558 2872 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.48% 96.12% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1857 1922
Median daily rate £399 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 187 164
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

3rd Line Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Technical Support in the South West

3rd Line Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Technical Support in the South West

3rd Line Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Technical Support in the South West