Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Support Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 123 134
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Surrey median daily rate £344 £245 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.31% -6.67% -12.50%
10th Percentile £236 £174 £213
90th Percentile £385 £488 £313
South East median daily rate £323 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +17.27% - +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.80% -26.67% +76.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2644 2216 2577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1456 1570
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £211 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Surrey

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Surrey

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Surrey

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Surrey

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Camberley +7 4 £324 +32.14%
Woking +3 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £363 -
Reigate - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
4 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat