The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 44 27
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.72% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.74% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £75
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
-5.20% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.45 £11.00 £11.95
% change year-on-year
+13.18% -7.94%

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
225 271 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.94% 97.13% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 130 154
Median daily rate £311 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

1st Line Support
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 across the Leicestershire region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 1st Line Support 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 in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Chat Support
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

1st Line Support 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 Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Chat Support
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP