The table below looks at the statistics for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford 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 2 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +15.68%
1st Line Support Engineer
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stafford 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
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 100.00% 94.74% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate £288 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £10.86 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%