The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 259 247 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 19 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate £110 £225 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +83.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £225 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £225 £128
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £145 £115
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.90 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 £13.35 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +18.66%
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
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +2 7 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +5 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £120 -
Surrey -16 1 £69 - 1
Kent -26 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
1st Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) SLA
6 9 (34.62%) Service Management
7 6 (23.08%) MS Office
8 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 5 (19.23%) WAN
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) CCNA
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
11 2 (7.69%) Android
11 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
11 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
11 2 (7.69%) MCP
11 2 (7.69%) DNS
12 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
12 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
12 1 (3.85%) SAP
12 1 (3.85%) Linux
12 1 (3.85%) SAN
12 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (3.85%) Symantec
12 1 (3.85%) Intel Security

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Application Discovery
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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