The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support Analyst
Rank 238 232 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 23 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£125 £115 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £115 £101
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.34 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £105.00 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.68 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 8228 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.40% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4347 3312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 476 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

1st Line Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

1st Line Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

1st Line Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

1st Line Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

1st Line Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

1st Line Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 8 £125 - 1
Surrey +4 4 £140 -
Buckinghamshire -4 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - - 2
Berkshire +2 2 £131 -2.77% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
1st Line Support Analyst
England

1st Line Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 1st Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 37 (64.91%) MS Office
2 36 (63.16%) Windows
3 34 (59.65%) ITIL
4 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
6 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
7 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
8 24 (42.11%) Service Management
8 24 (42.11%) Windows 7
9 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
10 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
11 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (26.32%) MCP
12 14 (24.56%) MCSE
12 14 (24.56%) SLA
13 13 (22.81%) Windows 8
14 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
14 12 (21.05%) Windows Vista
15 11 (19.30%) ITSM
15 11 (19.30%) C
15 11 (19.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (17.54%) Backup Exec
17 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (15.79%) OVSD
17 9 (15.79%) Citrix
18 8 (14.04%) Finance
19 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
20 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared

1st Line Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 1st Line Support Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (64.91%) MS Office
2 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) Intranet
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) DSL
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.81%) Windows 8
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.02%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) ITIL
2 24 (42.11%) Service Management
3 11 (19.30%) ITSM
4 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) C
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (45.61%) SC Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (26.32%) MCP
4 14 (24.56%) MCSE
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CCNA
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Backup Exec
2 9 (15.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) Altiris
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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