The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey 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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
First Line Support
South East / Surrey
Rank 66 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 15 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.47% 1.37% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.43% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £240 £125 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 1192 1353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.81% 96.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 789 717
Median daily rate £403 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 96 50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 6 - -
Farnham -4 5 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
1st Line Support
South East

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 1st Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) MS Office
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
11 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.09%) VPN
12 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
12 2 (6.06%) Apple
12 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
12 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
12 2 (6.06%) ITIL
12 2 (6.06%) Lotus
12 2 (6.06%) Wireless
12 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.06%) Finance
12 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
13 1 (3.03%) Degree
13 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
13 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (90.91%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
1 1 (3.03%) iPhone
1 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow