The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 1st Line Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Analyst
Rank 402 392 381
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 34 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 24
Median daily rate £130 £133 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £100 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £194 £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £123 £125 £95
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Median hourly rate £14.43 £13.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.12 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
1st Line Support Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21053 22365 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15087 15699 15159
Median daily rate £452 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

1st Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

1st Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

1st Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

1st Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

1st Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
City of London +47 4 £125 +8.69% 2
Southall -1 1 - -
Bromley -5 1 £110 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
1st Line Support Analyst
England

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 1st Line Support Analyst 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 London region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (72.41%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 25 (43.10%) MS Office
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) Citrix
7 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
8 9 (15.52%) Finance
9 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
10 6 (10.34%) Smartphone
10 6 (10.34%) Law
10 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
10 6 (10.34%) SLA
11 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.62%) Service Management
11 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
12 4 (6.90%) LANDesk
12 4 (6.90%) Local Government
12 4 (6.90%) LAN
12 4 (6.90%) WAN
12 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.90%) HP
13 3 (5.17%) Avaya
13 3 (5.17%) Apple
13 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (5.17%) VoIP
13 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (5.17%) Legal

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (43.10%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LAN
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.90%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) VoIP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Multicast
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Local Government
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 6 (10.34%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) CMDB
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (72.41%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.52%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.17%) Android
6 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 5 (8.62%) Service Management
3 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.72%) Change Management
5 1 (1.72%) Conflict Management
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.72%) Low Latency
5 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.72%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (1.72%) Ticket Management
5 1 (1.72%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.72%) MCP
1 1 (1.72%) MCTS
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.72%) Malwarebytes
1 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Citrix
3 4 (6.90%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.17%) Apple
4 3 (5.17%) Avaya
4 3 (5.17%) Mitel
4 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.72%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.72%) Reuters
6 1 (1.72%) SAP