The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £145 £113
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £11.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +2.17%
1st Line Support Engineer
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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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1250 764 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.73% 95.26% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 428 345
Median daily rate £335 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 19
Median hourly rate £27.75 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £22.50 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East