The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bridgend 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Technician
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 5.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £113 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £10.13 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -14.73%
1st Line Support Technician
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bridgend 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
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 100.00% 100.00% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Median daily rate £403 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Bridgend region featuring 1st Line Support Technician in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft