The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 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
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 58
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 0 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.12% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £110 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -48.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £115 £120
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £10.02 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.45 £11.38 £12.00
% change year-on-year +9.45% -5.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 1429 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.85% 89.20% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 882 473
Median daily rate £350 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 82 80
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in the North East

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in the North East

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in the North East

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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