The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Technician
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.85 £11.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-5.65% -
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 88 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.19% 92.63% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 85
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.13 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
1st Line Support Technician
West Midlands