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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 10 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.91% 7.56% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.18% 7.56% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £110 £113 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £108 £113
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Median hourly rate £11.83 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.83 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +4.34%
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
98 119 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.03% 100.00% 98.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 93
Median daily rate £300 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £26.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) MCSE
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) MCP
8 1 (6.67%) SLA
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (6.67%) Lotus
8 1 (6.67%) EPoS
8 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec