The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford 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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
First Line Support
Rank 30 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.72% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £100 £85 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £106 £113
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
1st Line Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 138 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.13% 96.50% 99.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 78
Median daily rate £380 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

1st Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

1st Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

1st Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

1st Line Support Daily Rate Trend in Watford

1st Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

1st Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Watford region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Drive
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google