The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire 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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Engineer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - 38 47
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £188 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £134 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
371 323 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.87% 97.00% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 248 266
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 25
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire