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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 13 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.06% 10.14% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 10.53% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £128 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £104
% change year-on-year
- +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.65 £11.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.17%
1st Line Support
Cambridgeshire

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
92 133 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 92.93% 96.38% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 58
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £232 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 34 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Peterborough region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) EPoS
5 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
2 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec