Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 58 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.14% 0.73% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.77% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Swindon median daily rate £250 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.67% +75.61%
Wiltshire median daily rate £364 £270 £343
% change year-on-year +34.72% -21.17% +50.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Swindon median hourly rate - - £19.03
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £19.03

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 656 649 815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 94.88% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 476 595
Swindon median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 31
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% +76.19% +4.69%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Swindon

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Swindon

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Swindon

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 Swindon region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Dell KACE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell KACE
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp