Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Engineer was £316 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 163 196
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 -10
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 21 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £316 £275 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -3.08% +15.82%
10th Percentile £269 £124 £179
90th Percentile £346 £421 £322
England median daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.75 - £23.50
10th Percentile £33.28 - £20.38
90th Percentile £36.43 - £31.20
England median hourly rate £34.75 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +73.75% -6.24% -9.71%

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 4,799 4,142 5,557
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.07% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,173 2,633 3,732
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 146 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% -6.48% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.78 £31.06
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 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 18 July 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 -12 10 £325 +2.36% 9
North Yorkshire +6 9 £313 +123.21%
South Yorkshire -8 2 £338 -17.68% 1
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) Citrix
5 9 (42.86%) SCCM
6 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Office 365
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) CAD
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 2 (9.52%) Server Patching
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.52%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Intel
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) SAP