Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 2.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Staffordshire median daily rate - £229 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.93% -32.80%
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £208 £285
% change year-on-year +78.31% -27.19% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £26.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 227 253 361
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 95.11% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 159 231
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £224 £269 £185
90th Percentile £461 £456 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 31
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £22.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.25% +3.49% +62.26%
10th Percentile £14.15 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £59.58 £47.75 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.66 £16.88
% change year-on-year -14.26% +10.58% +5.47%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Staffordshire