The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 1st Line Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Technician
Rank 416 - 411
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £95 - £158
UK excluding London median daily rate - £115 £120
% change year-on-year
- -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £9.63
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +22.07%
1st Line Support Technician
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
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in London

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician across the London region.

1st Line Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in London

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician across the London region.

1st Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in London

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 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 - 1 £95 -
1st Line Support Technician
England

1st Line Support Technician Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NHS

1st Line Support Technician 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate