Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 203 211
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Technical Support 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.083% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.087% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
South West median daily rate - £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +62.50% -28.57%
England median daily rate £294 £290 £225
% change year-on-year +1.29% +28.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 5292 5737 6058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.66% 95.55% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3692 3809
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £220 £230 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 322 375
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.24 £46.30
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +1.74%

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

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

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