Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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 Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 166 190
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 19 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £267 £182 £216
90th Percentile £461 £418 £568
England median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.50 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £28.38 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +41.90% -12.09% +1.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,739 4,253 5,308
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.90% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,173 2,816 3,428
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £246
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 141 198
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.05%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.68 £27.50 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

3rd Line Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Yorkshire

3rd Line Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
West Yorkshire +1 13 £375 +52.28% 12
North Yorkshire -2 3 £300 +9.09%
South Yorkshire -18 3 £325 +8.33%
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 3rd Line Engineer 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 Yorkshire region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Office 365
5 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) SCCM
9 4 (21.05%) NetApp
9 4 (21.05%) Skype
9 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (15.79%) Trend Micro
10 3 (15.79%) Storage Management
10 3 (15.79%) Lotus
10 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
10 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
2 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) CAD
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Xen
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCSM
3 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Lotus
6 3 (15.79%) Trend Micro
7 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos