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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 79 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 0.86% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.91% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £120 £118 £116
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £103 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £123
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £105
% change year-on-year
- +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Median hourly rate £12.47 £10.21 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -29.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.21 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £10.21 £15.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +6.81%
1st Line Support
South East

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
1248 1207 1347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.19% 94.82% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 669 764
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 56 80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 3 £115 - 1
Weybridge 0 3 - -
Camberley - 3 £100 - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
1st Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) MS Office
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
9 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.71%) LAN
9 5 (14.71%) WAN
10 4 (11.76%) SLA
10 4 (11.76%) Office 365
10 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
11 3 (8.82%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
11 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (8.82%) Symantec
11 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
11 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
11 3 (8.82%) Finance
12 2 (5.88%) Migration
12 2 (5.88%) VMware
12 2 (5.88%) Service Management
12 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
12 2 (5.88%) ZENworks
12 2 (5.88%) Intranet

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 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) ADSL
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) ISDN
4 1 (2.94%) PSTN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (8.82%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Email Filtering
3 1 (2.94%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.94%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) Northgate