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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 59 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 22 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.11% 0.73% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.77% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 16
Median daily rate £105 £108 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +26.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £120 £110
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 - £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.48 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +4.34%
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
982 1305 1480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.24% 95.60% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 854 790
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 40 80
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.30 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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
Farnham - 9 £105 -
Guildford - 4 - - 4
Epsom - 2 - - 1
Caterham - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £135 -
1st Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) MS Office
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL
11 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
11 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
11 2 (8.00%) Apple
11 2 (8.00%) Lotus
11 2 (8.00%) Wireless
11 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
12 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
12 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
12 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (4.00%) Skype
12 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (88.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
1 1 (4.00%) iPad
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (4.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
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