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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 557 557 542
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 57 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Median daily rate £110 £125 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £95 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £190 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £123 £123
% change year-on-year
-12.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £10.05 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.55 £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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
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 5 December 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 +21 25 £105 -7.69% 2
London -2 13 £130 -3.70% 1
South West +8 9 £111 -41.29%
East of England +9 4 £115 +21.05% 1
North West +7 3 £110 -68.57% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £100 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -18 1 - - 2
North East -34 1 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
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1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 63 (65.63%) Windows
2 43 (44.79%) Active Directory
3 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 30 (31.25%) MS Office
6 17 (17.71%) SLA
7 12 (12.50%) ITIL
8 11 (11.46%) Citrix
8 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
8 11 (11.46%) VMware
9 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.38%) Time Management
9 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (8.33%) Apple
10 8 (8.33%) Network Management
11 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
11 7 (7.29%) DBS Check
11 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
11 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.25%) Firewall
12 6 (6.25%) Service Management
12 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.25%) Cisco
12 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
13 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
13 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
14 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
14 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes

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 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) MS Office
2 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) DHCP
3 4 (4.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
3 4 (4.17%) VoIP
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) IPv4
5 2 (2.08%) ISDN
5 2 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) French Language
3 1 (1.04%) German Language
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) iPhone
2 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.04%) iPad
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (65.63%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.08%) Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.04%) Unix
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) ITIL
2 9 (9.38%) Time Management
3 8 (8.33%) Network Management
4 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.25%) Service Management
6 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.04%) CRM
8 1 (1.04%) ERP
8 1 (1.04%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.04%) Validation
8 1 (1.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) C
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) PHP
2 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) DBS Check
2 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (44.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.04%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Citrix
2 11 (11.46%) VMware
3 8 (8.33%) Apple
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) Lotus
6 3 (3.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.08%) Mitel
7 2 (2.08%) Remedy
7 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.04%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.04%) Dell
8 1 (1.04%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.04%) Juniper
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec
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