The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading 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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 64 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £110 £125
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £15.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
1st Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
670 916 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.17% 93.66% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 560 403
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

1st Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Reading region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory