The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Analyst
Rank 147 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £163 £155 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £129 £70
% change year-on-year
-18.28% +83.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.12%
1st Line Support Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

1st Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

1st Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

1st Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

1st Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

1st Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

1st Line Support Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) iManage
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

1st Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) iManage
2 1 (20.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia