The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank 141 124 140
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.045% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £111
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £111
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £9.63 £49.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.79% -80.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £11.50 £11.13
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +3.37%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2809 2238 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.80% 94.07% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1129 1414
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 228 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
1st Line Support Technician
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1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

1st Line Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

1st Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

1st Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

1st Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

1st Line Support Technician
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

1st Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell