The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 58 79
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.03 £21.33 £24.75
% change year-on-year -38.93% -13.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 547 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.99% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 359 571
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 35 40
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 4 £310 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) CCAA
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) POP3
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCAA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix