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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 581 582 553
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 38 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
Median daily rate £110 £110 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £92 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £103 £125
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 34
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £21.55 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 12 £105 +2.43% 6
London -3 10 £108 -17.30% 4
North West +17 4 £225 - 1
West Midlands -25 4 £300 -
South West +12 3 £110 -12.00% 1
Yorkshire +9 2 - -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
East of England +7 1 - - 2
1st Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 29 (31.87%) Windows 7
4 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 23 (25.27%) MS Office
6 13 (14.29%) ITIL
6 13 (14.29%) SLA
7 10 (10.99%) Citrix
8 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
8 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
9 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
10 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.69%) Cisco
10 7 (7.69%) Service Management
10 7 (7.69%) Avaya
11 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
11 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
11 6 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
12 5 (5.49%) VMware
12 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
12 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (5.49%) iPhone
12 5 (5.49%) Mitel
12 5 (5.49%) ISDN
12 5 (5.49%) VoIP
12 5 (5.49%) IPv4
12 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
13 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
13 4 (4.40%) Lotus

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 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Office
2 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (5.49%) IPv4
3 5 (5.49%) ISDN
3 5 (5.49%) VoIP
4 4 (4.40%) LAN
4 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.20%) WAN
6 1 (1.10%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.10%) Network Security
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) iPhone
3 2 (2.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.30%) Unix
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) Android
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.20%) HPUX
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.10%) AIX
9 1 (1.10%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (7.69%) Service Management
3 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.40%) Time Management
4 3 (3.30%) Network Management
5 2 (2.20%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.10%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.10%) CRM
6 1 (1.10%) ERP
6 1 (1.10%) Fault Management
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.10%) Migration
6 1 (1.10%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.10%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.10%) Validation
6 1 (1.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
1 1 (1.10%) Java
1 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.10%) PHP
1 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.10%) CCNA
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Citrix
3 7 (7.69%) Avaya
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco
4 5 (5.49%) Mitel
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 4 (4.40%) Lotus
5 4 (4.40%) Symantec
6 3 (3.30%) Dell
7 2 (2.20%) Apple
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.10%) Juniper
8 1 (1.10%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.10%) Remedy
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
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