The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes 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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 53 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.49% 1.04% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.07% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £120 £140 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-5.20% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.04 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -16.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
1st Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
642 845 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.39% 97.91% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 487 507
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.04 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) ATM
5 5 (31.25%) Fault Management
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Office 365
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (6.25%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) ITSM
8 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) Android
8 1 (6.25%) OVSD
8 1 (6.25%) Computacenter

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Fault Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
2 1 (6.25%) HP
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