The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 31 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 Sussex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support
Rank 31 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 10 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.80% 0.68% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 0.71% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£95 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £103 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £11.88
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.40%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 281 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 92.44% 94.93% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 155 170
Average daily rate £275 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
1st Line Support
South East

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Brighton +3 6 £83 - 1
1st Line Support
South East

1st Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) MS Office
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 2 (11.76%) Security Management
9 2 (11.76%) Information Security
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) ISMS
10 1 (5.88%) Network Management
10 1 (5.88%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) DNS
10 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 1 (5.88%) Service Management
10 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
10 1 (5.88%) Fat Client

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ISMS
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Security Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft