The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 103 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £115 £120 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £120 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £144 £137
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £110 £110
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £10.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.94
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +0.52%
1st Line Support
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
2063 2380 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.49% 92.64% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1343 1166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support
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 across the Berkshire region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

1st Line Support
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Bracknell - 6 £115 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £101 -
1st Line Support
South East

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 1st Line Support 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 in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10

1st Line Support 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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