The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Peterborough 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 15 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.19% 12.50% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 13.13% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £80 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £113 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.33 £11.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 99 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.94% 95.19% 98.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 108
Median daily rate £315 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £100 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Peterborough region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
4 2 (11.76%) German Language
4 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
4 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) MS Office
5 1 (5.88%) SLA

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Skype
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
1 2 (11.76%) German Language
1 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Avaya
1 2 (11.76%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft