The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 222 255 249
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £105 £114 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -49.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £123 £123
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.55 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.67% +79.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.55 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
1st Line Support Engineer
England

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
7153 9040 9386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.84% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5231 5142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 510 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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

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

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

1st Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

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

1st Line Support Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

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

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +33 10 £105 - 1
Surrey +28 9 £105 - 2
Berkshire +1 5 £100 -20.00%
Kent +5 1 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
England

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 South East region featuring 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
4 16 (47.06%) MS Office
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) SLA
7 6 (17.65%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) Cisco
9 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
11 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.94%) iPhone
11 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (2.94%) Bomgar
11 1 (2.94%) Office 365
11 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (2.94%) Avaya
11 1 (2.94%) Blackberry

1st Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Bomgar
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow