The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Line Support Technician
Rank 41 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.29% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.33 £10.00 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -3.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £9.98
% change year-on-year
+3.18% +10.27%
1st Line Support Technician
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 314 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.18% 90.23% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 167 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £164 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 41
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.00 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

1st Line Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

1st Line Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

1st Line Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

1st Line Support Technician
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) OVSD
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) HP

1st Line Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited 1st Line Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OVSD
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP