Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.78% 1.38% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 1.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Guildford median daily rate £125 - -
Surrey median daily rate £120 £105 £103
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Guildford median hourly rate £13.00 £11.45 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.54% -7.88% -12.77%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.44 £11.81
90th Percentile £16.15 £12.38 £13.06
Surrey median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £12.72
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.66% -9.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Guildford
Contract vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 223 207 211
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 95.39% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 130 114
Guildford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £146 £132 £252
90th Percentile £556 £538 £484
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 10
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +65.08% -7.35%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.44 £40.00
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Guildford

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Guildford

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Guildford

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Guildford region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (18.18%) Skype
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Samsung
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) ZENworks
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Samsung
3 1 (9.09%) HP