The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £100 £110
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
1st Line Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.34% 83.21% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 41
Average daily rate £400 £420 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £177 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire