The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 109 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £285 £250 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £250 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £253 £253 £250
% change year-on-year - +1.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year -17.64% +7.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1296 1885 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.86% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1286 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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

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

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

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

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Leeds +8 1 £350 +40.00% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft