The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 94 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.63% 0.52% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.55% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £125 £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £12.00 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £13.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.48 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +4.34%
1st Line Support
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 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
1176 911 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.89% 94.90% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 544 525
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +20.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

1st Line Support
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 across the North East region.

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Tyne and Wear -28 6 - - 1
Durham +3 2 - -
1st Line Support
England

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North East region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Convergys
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) NFS
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) Economics
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) German Language
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.67%) German Language
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Economics
1 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Convergys
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £8.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago