The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 April 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.71% - 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £400 - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £263 £250
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.33 £23.63
% change year-on-year +35.95% -9.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 732 558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.65% 97.73% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 453 371
Median daily rate £400 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 22
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -10.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in West Sussex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in West Sussex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in West Sussex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Crawley - 4 £400 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 West Sussex region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec