The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.53% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £128 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +14.58%
1st Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
340 263 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.47% 93.26% 90.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 94 153
Average daily rate £325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 21
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.87 £9.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7