The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 548 565 559
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 27 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.080% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.084% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Median daily rate £110 £120 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £138 £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £134 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39180 45432 45208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.10% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25756 29645 28239
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1536 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

1st Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

1st Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

1st Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

1st Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

1st Line Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 8 £130 +23.80% 3
North West +18 5 £130 - 1
South West - 5 £110 - 1
London +8 4 £98 -18.75% 6
Yorkshire +21 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £200 -
East of England -5 1 £163 - 3
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 England region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
3 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 36 (41.86%) Windows 7
5 34 (39.53%) MS Office
6 17 (19.77%) SLA
7 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
8 13 (15.12%) VMware
9 12 (13.95%) Network Management
9 12 (13.95%) Apple
9 12 (13.95%) ITIL
10 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
10 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
10 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (12.79%) DBS Check
11 10 (11.63%) Time Management
12 9 (10.47%) Citrix
13 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
13 8 (9.30%) Firewall
14 6 (6.98%) Service Management
14 6 (6.98%) Office 365
14 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
14 6 (6.98%) LAN
14 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
15 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
15 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
15 5 (5.81%) VPN
15 5 (5.81%) Internet
15 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
15 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (39.53%) MS Office
2 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.30%) Firewall
3 6 (6.98%) LAN
4 5 (5.81%) Internet
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 4 (4.65%) DHCP
5 4 (4.65%) DNS
5 4 (4.65%) Wireless
6 3 (3.49%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.16%) 3G
8 1 (1.16%) DMVPN
8 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.49%) iPhone
2 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.16%) Handset
3 1 (1.16%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
3 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) Windows
2 36 (41.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) ITIL
1 12 (13.95%) Network Management
2 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.63%) Time Management
4 6 (6.98%) Service Management
5 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.49%) Migration
7 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (1.16%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.16%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.16%) CRM
8 1 (1.16%) ERP
8 1 (1.16%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) DBS Check
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Apple
4 9 (10.47%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Lotus
7 2 (2.33%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.16%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.16%) Juniper
8 1 (1.16%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
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