The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire 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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 37 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.59% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £145 £115
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.38 £13.35 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +18.66%
1st Line Support Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 339 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.14% 96.03% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 190 159
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Leicestershire region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft