The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had 1st Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank - 37 43
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.39% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £125 £108
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
1st Line Support
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 249 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.92% 97.27% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 172 213
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured 1st Line Support in the job title.

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 1st Line Support across the Suffolk region.

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk