The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had 1st Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support Engineer
Rank - 81 63
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £110 £125
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
1st Line Support Engineer
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1111 803 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.12% 94.81% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 540 334
Median daily rate £370 £440 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 34
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear