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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 232 246 256
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £130 £105 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £134 £130
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.45 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £15.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 4 £123 - 2
Surrey +15 3 - -
Berkshire +19 1 £130 +18.18%
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 24 February 2017, 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) MS Office
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) VMware
7 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Service Management
10 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
11 3 (9.09%) Office 365
11 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.09%) Cisco
12 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
12 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
12 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.06%) Migration
12 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
12 2 (6.06%) iPhone
12 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
12 2 (6.06%) Time Management
13 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
13 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
13 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 1 (3.03%) Handset
13 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing

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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
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