The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support Technician was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 Technician
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 434
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support Technician 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £130 £85
% change year-on-year -11.53% +52.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.30 £11.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year -6.36% -6.38%  

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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
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 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

1st Line Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support Technician in London

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician in London.

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

1st Line Support Technician
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 Technician in London.

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