The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had 1st Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Technician
Rank 116 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.085% 0.082% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £101 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £85 £120
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 £8.75
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +34.28%
1st Line Support Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2175 2275 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.44% 92.78% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1139 1085
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 94 55
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £38.70 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured 1st Line Support Technician in the job title.

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician across the Berkshire region.

1st Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -5 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £101 -
1st Line Support Technician
South East

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 1st Line Support Technician 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 Berkshire region featuring 1st Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft