The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

First Line Support
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.40% 0.97% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.04% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £115 - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £115 £125
% change year-on-year +4.34% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 237 386 302
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.80% 93.46% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 787 1055
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £285 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 47 79
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £40.75 £25.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured 1st Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Coventry

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Coventry

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Coventry

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Coventry region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Advertising
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee