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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 54 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 9 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.36% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.18% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £120 £140 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +24.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £110 £110
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
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 £11.94
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +0.52%
1st Line Support
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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
624 935 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.98% 96.69% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 517 473
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) MS Office
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
8 3 (18.75%) ATM
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) Retail
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.25%) Android
10 1 (6.25%) OVSD
10 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
10 1 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (6.25%) Internet
10 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
10 1 (6.25%) Office 365
10 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (6.25%) Line Management
10 1 (6.25%) Coaching
10 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
10 1 (6.25%) ITSM
10 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (6.25%) Telecoms

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 3 (18.75%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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