The first table below looks at the demand for the 1st Line Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Line Support Engineer
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.35% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
343 385 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.70% 96.98% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 261 332
Average daily rate £313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
1st Line Support Engineer
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1st Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 1st Line Support Engineer in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

1st Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

1st Line Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

1st Line Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

1st Line Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

1st Line Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

1st Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

1st Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with 1st Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec