The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -4.16%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 160 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.78% 93.02% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 88 64
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -32.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £29.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
1st Line Support Technician
South Yorkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Technician in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

1st Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

1st Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

1st Line Support Technician
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HP

1st Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP