The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 38 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.35% 1.25% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.35% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £100 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £105
% change year-on-year
- +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £11.86 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +3.08%
1st Line Support
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
347 296 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.53% 92.21% 92.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 183 161
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 45
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

1st Line Support
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 across the Coventry region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Coventry region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Sage