Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.66% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £378 £364 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +65.34% -32.31%
10th Percentile £304 £280 £130
90th Percentile £438 £396 £423
South West median daily rate £275 £241 £273
% change year-on-year +13.99% -11.47% +36.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £19.65 - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,718 1,186 1,238
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.29% 94.80% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,129 819 867
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £277 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 25 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -29.87% +77.01%
10th Percentile £17.05 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £39.50 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year +27.27% +4.76% -12.50%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Wiltshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Wiltshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Support in Wiltshire

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Wiltshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Salisbury - 5 £425 -
Swindon -6 3 £350 +40.00% 2
Corsham -10 3 - - 1
3rd Line Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Workload Management
4 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
4 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
4 5 (41.67%) Software Distribution
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) WAN

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 5 (41.67%) Software Distribution
2 5 (41.67%) Workload Management
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee