The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Analyst was £193 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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 Analyst
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 400 392
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Analyst 18 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 18
Median daily rate £193 £130 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £95 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £162
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £114 £115
% change year-on-year +1.09% -1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Median hourly rate £13.80 £15.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.85 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.03 £17.50 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

1st Line Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 1st Line Support Analyst in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support Analyst in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 1st Line Support Analyst in London

1st Line Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 5 £215 +72.00%
1st Line Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 1st Line Support Analyst 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 London region featuring 1st Line Support Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Law
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) Lotus
7 3 (10.00%) Apple
7 3 (10.00%) NHS
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) Front Office
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
8 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.67%) Legal

1st Line Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Apple
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Advent
4 1 (3.33%) Anaplan
4 1 (3.33%) Intel
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £15.10 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
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