The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 77 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 13 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 1.41% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 5
Average daily rate
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£75 £70 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £100 £109
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £18.40 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.69 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.33%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1411 1521 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.32% 92.91% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 769 641
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 98 115
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +1 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +14 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - - - - 1
1st Line Support
England

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited 1st Line Support 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 in their job title.

1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) MS Office
3 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
4 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Banking
6 9 (24.32%) International Banking
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) Remedy
8 7 (18.92%) Back Office
9 4 (10.81%) SLA
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL
10 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (5.41%) Lync
11 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (5.41%) Service Management
11 2 (5.41%) NHS
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (2.70%) Lotus
12 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.70%) Dell
12 1 (2.70%) Citrix
12 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
12 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange

1st Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited 1st Line Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Office
2 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
1 9 (24.32%) International Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Service Management
2 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.70%) Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus
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