The median contractor rate for a 1st Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 28 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 41 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a 1st Line Support 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.52% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.55% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £115 £125
% change year-on-year +4.34% -8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £15.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -0.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £19.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 365 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 94.46% 95.80% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 890 952
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £299 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 69
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £33.75 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

1st Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 1st Line Support in Northamptonshire

1st Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 1st Line Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Northampton - 1 - - 1
1st Line Support
East Midlands

1st Line Support Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region featuring 1st Line Support in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

1st Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware