The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 37 42
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Engineer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.32% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.32% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Kent median daily rate - - £85
South East median daily rate £125 £115 £85
% change year-on-year +8.69% +35.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £10.00 -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +23.07% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 222 313 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.69% 98.74% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 1046 622
Kent median daily rate £375 £434 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.59% +28.59%  
10th Percentile £263 £213 £150
90th Percentile £545 £775 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 28
Kent median hourly rate £21.21 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.54% +26.92%  
10th Percentile £12.75 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £137.50 £25.06
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

1st Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Kent

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Kent

1st Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Engineer in Kent